Damiano Saracino

Director of Business Development, Richelieu Hardware

Damiano Saracino has 25 years of expertise in all facets of Italian and European cabinetry, lighting, and the furniture industry. He started his career in Italy with one of the most prestigious brands of kitchen cabinets, where he honed and acquired his technical and sales skills.

After moving to the US in 2005, he expanded his field of expertise in the multifamily business, successfully completing projects in North and South America. Today, Damiano is the National Director of Lighting Business Development for Richelieu Hardware.

His primary focus today is to increase awareness in lighting, supporting manufacturers while integrating LEDs in their product lines as well as educating architects and designers on incorporating LED lighting in cabinets.

Session: Using Design Trends To Create Competitive Advantages