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SGM Names Chris Barker Specifications Manager for Installs

PLSN Staff • On the Move • January 23, 2020

Chris Barker

AARHUS, Denmark – SGM Lighting named Chris Barker Specifications Manager for Installs.

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In this newly created role, Chris will be reporting directly to Doug Tuttrup, VP of Sales for Installs, and working with the permanent installation team, bringing energy, experience and passion to assist consultants, integrators, representatives, and specifiers in bringing designs and projects to life.

Filippo Frigeri, Managing Director, says “SGM is growing at a tremendous rate in North America and Chris’s knowledge and skill in multiple industry facets makes him a great addition to our team. His experience in projects and design brings quick grasp of the customers vision with unparalleled support thorough out the process.”

Chris holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Lighting Design from The Theatre School at DePaul University. Before joining SGM, he worked as a project manager for major architectural firm in New York and themed entertainment lighting design firm in Chicago. Prior to that, he held various positions with a manufacturer’s representative and an industry-leading lighting manufacturer.

“I am so excited to join SGM to serve as another resource for the specification community in North America as we continue to grow,” said Chris. “I love the superior quality and unique technology on offer at SGM; it really enables our customers to innovate in architectural lighting both in and outdoors.”

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