Lamps Plus Appoints Jason Goldberger as CEO

California-based retailer Lamps Plus has appointed Jason Goldberger as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Co-Founder Dennis Swanson will remain on the board, using his decades of experience to advise Goldberger.

A well-established executive with 30 years of digital and retail experience, Goldberger brings a proven track record in brand growth and success. Having spent the majority of his career in the home décor sector, Goldberger has held CEO roles at Sur La Table, Dollar Shave Club, and Blue Nile, as well as the role of Chief Digital Officer & President of He previously worked at Gilt, Hayneedle, and Amazon, and Linens ’N Things, where he was the company’s Lighting Buyer.

Goldberger joins Lamps Plus just 14 months after Nexus Capital Management LP announced its investment in Lamps Plus.

The son of antiques dealers, Goldberger spent his childhood weekends and vacations moving furniture and helping customers, among other supportive tasks. A lifelong industry veteran, he will lead Lamps Plus toward continued expansion and success, as Lamps Plus enters its new era of leadership alongside Nexus Capital Management LP.

“I’m delighted and grateful for the opportunity to lead the future growth and success of Lamps Plus, a truly iconic and historic brand. Dennis and Manja Swanson have built an incredible business over the last 47+ years that is unmatched in the lighting industry, and it’s an honor to lead the team. I thank them for entrusting me as we continue to keep Lamps Plus at the forefront of the industry, and I look forward to continuing our work with Dennis as an advisor and board member,” Goldberger said.

Added Lamps Plus Co-Founder Dennis Swanson, “Jason is a powerful and experienced leader who has demonstrated years of notable success in the home industry and beyond. His vast knowledge of the lighting and furniture business is unparalleled, and his many years in the industry will carry Lamps Plus into the future as we remain the market leader in lighting. We are pleased to have him join our team.”

In addition to advisory work with Dennis Swanson, Goldberger will work directly with the Lamps Plus leadership team, including President & COO Clark Linstone, CMO David Luebke, Senior VP/Store Operations Terre Wellington, and other Lamps Plus leaders, in addition to the team at Nexus Capital Management LP.


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