Leviton has announced the appointment of Richard Westfall as vice president and general manager of the Leviton Lighting business unit. Westfall will add this new role overseeing the company’s four lighting brands–Birchwood Lighting, ConTech Lighting, JCC, and Intense Lighting–to his existing role as vice president and general manager of the Energy Management, Controls and Automation business unit.

Daryoush Larizadeh, president and chief operating officer for Leviton said in a prepared statement, “Richie is a highly tenured Leviton leader and industry veteran who continues to play a key role in contributing to the company’s growth. [He] brings a strong understanding of Leviton agents and customer needs, and we are excited to have him lead both business units.” Westfall will focus on strengthening each brand and expanding the overall Leviton Lighting portfolio.