PHILADELPHIA — Lux Products Corp. has announced that its president, Rob Munin, will now add chief executive officer to his title. In addition, Gary Hsieh adds business development to his role as the director of product and business development for Lux. The company also announced that Kurt Mease has been promoted to product manager and Denise Craig has the new title of inside sales and customer support manager.

Munin joined Lux in May 2015, with more than 20 years of marketing and sales leadership building brands in retail and wholesale channels. He most recently was senior vice president/general manager distribution with HBC Home & Hardware Products.

“The board recognized the tremendous achievements made in the last year, in large part due to Rob’s leadership,” said Edwin McAuley, chairman of Edwin McAuley Electronics. “We are excited for the future and the great innovation Rob and his team will bring to the home comfort market.”

Hsieh joined the Lux team in November 2015. For the past 15 years, he has engineered, deployed, and managed building and home automation systems. With a diverse background in automation control systems, devices and protocols applied to the Internet of Things (IoT) segment, knowledge of the CEDIA channel, and experience in commercial building automation, Hsieh has lead the development of products, systems, and solutions to meet market demand and innovation.

Mease has been with Lux since 2004. His leadership in evolving the technical support team with live chat and live call answering, in addition to his studies at Penn State University’s Project Management program, has earned him the new title of product manager. In this role, he will help manage and develop both existing and new products.

In addition, Craig adds inside sales manager to her expanded role after managing the company’s customer support and order entry system for over 25 years.

Lux is a major manufacturer of thermostats. For more information, visit

Publication date: 5/27/2016

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