January 16, 2013 (Chicago, IL) – Chicago-based tech firm FLEx Lighting (www.flexlighting.com), a world leader in innovative lighting solutions, has named technology executive Ronald G. Garriques to its independent Board of Managers.
Ron has close to 30 years of business leadership experience in the consumer electronics industry, most recently President of the Global Consumer Group at Dell. Prior to Dell, Ron served as an Executive Vice President of Motorola and President of Motorola’s mobile devices division.
“Ron’s experience in building innovative consumer products and leading both technical and sales oriented teams expands the knowledge base of our Board and adds a new perspective for our firm,” said Mike Casper, FLEx President. “Ron has been a key advisor for FLEx as we continue to expand and become more visible in the marketplace.”
Ron’s network, spanning the globe, includes a variety of business leaders and influential decision-makers who could potentially become involved with future FLEx projects. In addition to providing counsel, Ron will also help monetize FLEx’s technology and products.
“In the world of consumer electronics, it is all about creating that product that clearly stands out. This is true in software, services and hardware,” said Ron Garriques. “I was interested in joining FLEx’s Board of Managers because I feel that FLEx has the innovative culture and technology to be an important part of this tech ecosystem.”