ERP Power names Jeffrey Frank CEO
ERP Power LLC (ERP), a leading provider of small, smart and connected LED drivers for the lighting industry, revealed the appointment of Jeffrey Frank as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Frank previously served on the ERP Power Board of Directors, and most recently as ERP’s Chief Commercial Officer. ERP co-founder Michael Archer will focus on his role as Chief Technology Officer while transferring his CEO duties to Frank.
ERP Power LED driver products are rooted in the expertise of ERP co-founder and CTO Michael Archer who changed the computing industry by designing ever-smaller power electronics for notebooks, desktops and servers for companies like Apple, Dell, HP and IBM. Today, ERP is focused on powering the Internet of Lights with the world’s smallest indoor and outdoor LED drivers featuring tri-mode dimming, intelligent controls, wireless mesh connectivity and programmable outputs to save energy, time and money.
Frank will leverage his 30+ years of experience in the power electronics industry serving in CEO and sales leadership roles to help ERP refine its strategic direction; leverage an interoperable ecosystem of connected lighting products; expand opportunities in commercial and industrial LED lighting end markets; and accelerate follow-on M&A activity.
Prior to joining ERP Power, Jeffrey Frank served in senior executive roles at GE Power Electronics, Lineage Power, Cherokee International, Lambda LEI, and Deltec Electronics. Jeff was instrumental in the successful turnaround of the OEM business at Lineage Power, which was acquired by GE Energy. Frank led Cherokee International as CEO during its initial public offering in 2004, and was responsible for the company’s strategic decision to expand its manufacturing footprint in Shanghai, China. Jeffrey Frank earned masters in marketing from Webster University and Bachelor of Science degree in business from Carroll University.