Helsinki, Finland – February 28, 2024 – Global leader in smart lighting control, Casambi, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Needham as Vice President of Sales for the EMEA region.


Casambi has named Mark Needham as the Vice President of Sales, EMEA, in a strategic move to strengthen and enhance the effectiveness of sales channels specific to the regions. Mark brings substantial experience to his new role, with a 30-year history of working in the lighting industry and having previously served as the Managing Director at Lumineux Group, contributing significantly to the company’s growth and success. He has also held key leadership positions in well-established organizations such as Venture Lighting Europe Ltd, Harvard Power Systems, and Fulham Lighting Company, where he directed sales for the European market.

Mark’s appointment reinforces Casambi’s successful expansion within the smart lighting sector. According to Casambi CEO, Mark McClear, Needham’s extensive industry knowledge, long-term outlook, and proven track record make him a valuable addition to the Casambi team:

“With a rich history in European sales leadership, Mark brings a deep understanding of the regional market. His lighting expertise spans both OEM and channel sales, offering a well-rounded perspective. He’ll play a crucial role in driving Casambi’s sales strategies, fostering partnerships, and implementing fresh approaches to meet the evolving needs of the smart lighting market. We’re delighted to welcome him aboard” said McClear.

“I am delighted to have been invited to join Casambi, working with an outstanding team and technology offering. Casambi’s remarkable success, first establishing itself as the defacto wireless lighting control standard with over 5 million devices sold worldwide, coupled with imminent and exciting new product launches, all speak volumes about the company’s impact on the industry. I believe the market is ripe for the innovative solutions that Casambi brings to the table,” said Needham, who will be based out of the UK.

Both Mark McClear and Mark Needham will be attending Light + Building next week and will be available for meetings. The event takes place between March 3-8, 2024, at Messe Frankfurt, Germany. Visit Casambi at stand D49, Hall 8. More event details can be found on Casambi’s dedicated L+B page.

For media inquiries,please contact:

Joonas Rinne
VP Marketing at Casambi

TEL. +358 50 596 9335

About Casambi

Casambi provides smart lighting control via intuitive applications that set new standards in user interaction with light. Our Bluetooth® Low Energy-based technology easily integrates into fixtures and devices, allowing manufacturers to craft bespoke Casambi Ready products. Bridging wireless and wired DALI worlds, we guarantee seamless interoperability between all products and with industry standards. Users can mix and match for tailored lighting networks, ensuring adaptability across settings while enjoying the rich functionality of the Casambi experience. In just one decade, Casambi has become a global leader with 300+ ecosystem partners and 5+ million devices sold into 200,000+ lighting projects worldwide.  An end-to-end solution, Casambi empowers individuals and enterprises alike to illuminate spaces with efficient, customizable control. The Casambi app is freely available for iOS and Android. Casambi. Where ideas come to light.

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