Mark Henrik Körner is the new CEO of the SLV Lighting Group

01. March 2023

With Mark Henrik Körner, the SLV Lighting Group appoints a proven expert from the lighting industry as its new CEO.

Effective from March 1, 2023, the SLV Lighting Group, one of the leading European companies in the lighting industry, is appointing Mark Körner as the new Chair of its Management Board (CEO). Mark Körner is therefore the successor to the previous CEO, Eric Lachambre.

The proven expert with many years of industry experience completes the management team of the SLV Lighting Group and consistently places the company in the ideal position for the future growth of the Group.

Mark Körner offers more than two decades of commercial and strategic management experience in the lighting industry, most recently as Managing Director/CEO of Siteco. Prior to this, he was a member of the executive team of the Trilux Group as its CSO, a role in which he was responsible for its global sales and marketing activities. Even before his time at Trilux, Körner worked in a number of international leadership positions in the lighting industry at Philips Lighting in Europe and Africa. Mark Körner will contribute his expertise and experience in the fields of sales, marketing and product management in particular. He will help drive the expansion of the company’s market share in its core business area, as well as its defined growth targets.

Michael Rauterkus, Chair of the Advisory Board: “We are delighted to welcome Mark Körner to the SLV Lighting Group as an experienced and action-oriented manager from the lighting industry. With his many years of industry and management experience, Mark Körner is the ideal person to lead SLV into its next phase of growth. This phase will particularly focus on a customer-oriented and innovative range of products, best-in-class service and strengthening our sales activities.”

Mark Körner: “The lighting industry is my professional home, and I am extremely pleased to take on responsibility for one of the leading companies in the European lighting market. SLV boasts an outstanding market position and outstanding employees. I look forward to the wonderful task of contributing my experience and expertise in my work for the SLV Lighting Group. I will work together with the team to further adapt the organization to the requirements of the changing lighting market, drive innovations, and strengthen the SLV brand and product platforms on an international level so that we can realize the Group’s huge growth potential.”


About the SLV Lighting Group

The SLV Lighting Group is a leading company in the lighting industry with headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany, and around 670 employees in 17 national companies. Each of its five main brands – Nordtronic, Novalux, Unex Lighting, Knightsbridge and SLV – brings something unique to the SLV Lighting Group – from easy-to-install lights to high-quality custom lighting solutions. The brands develop innovative and future-proof lighting solutions for indoor and outdoor use. Their wide range of products covers an extremely wide range of needs in the private and commercial sectors.


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