PHILADELPHIA – Jim Mills joined LUX Products Corp. as director of business development. Mills brings expertise in the thermostat and controls industry and a solid track record for building retail and distribution relationships. He will report to President and CEO Rob Munin.

“As we develop products for specific markets and opportunities outside of our traditional channels, Jim’s expertise establishing strong distribution channels will help us and our partners succeed,” said Munin. “His experience within the thermostat and controls market is key, as we continue to expand our relationships with retailers and distributors.”

Prior to joining LUX, Mills was a key executive at an Austin-based tech startup that developed one of the first Wi-Fi thermostats. His background in sales and marketing, coupled with his ability to build multichannel relationships, will enable LUX to expand its channel strategy and bring its products to the forefront in the HVACR and consumer communities.

Mills, who resides in Magnolia, Texas, with his family, graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston-Downtown with a BBA in marketing.