DIAL, the Ludenscheid, Germany-based company that specializes in instruments and software for lighting and intelligent building systems, has announced changes to its executive leadership team. Dieter Polle has been appointed the chief executive officer replacing Andreas Bossow who is no longer with the company. Joining Polle as part of the leadership team are Jürgen Spitz and Friedrich Wilhelm Bremecker who have been with DIAL for a number of years.
The trio sees a bright future for the company that includes expanding the training program for its Light and Smart Building initiatives, which includes its light simulation software platform DIALux evo.
DIAL was established in 1989 and its focus has always been on light and intelligent buildings as in evidence from its company slogan: “Better architecture through light and automation.” DIAL employs 90 people across its three offices in Germany (headquarters), the U.S., and Taiwan, and in 2014 reported revenue of 6 million Euros. Its portfolio includes DIALux and LUMsearch, two software programs for lighting design used by lighting designers worldwide. The company has accredited laboratories where it tests photometric data for lamps and luminaires along with BACnet, DALI, and KNX products, a consulting and research division, and an extensive series of educational seminars and workshops dedicated to lighting and automated building systems.