Leviton Manufacturing Company announced the appointment of Daryoush Larizadeh to the new created position of Chief Operating Officer.

A member of Leviton’s executive committee and senior management team, Larizadeh will serve as chairman of the company’s operating committee, overseeing day-to-day operations and execution of Leviton’s annual plan and operating budget. With his new position, he will retain responsibility for the company’s voice and data, OEM, lighting management systems, international, residential and industrial/commercial businesses.