2016-10-11

Yaming Lighting Appoints New GM for Middle East and North Africa Office

Chinese LED lighting company Yaming Lighting appointed Ayhan Siriner as the new general manager for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region as part of its regional deployment strategy.
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2016-05-30

Ledvance Officially Becomes Legal Entity

An almost incomparable depth of experience in terms of light, successful products with strong brands and a high-impact sales team – these are the strengths the company of Ledvance will be focusing on from 1st July 2016. This is the day on which the current Osram Lamps business division will become legally independent and will therefore become Ledvance GmbH.
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2015-12-21

Philips Appoints New Member to Board of Management

Royal Philips announced that today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) appointed Abhijit Bhattacharya as a member of the Board of Management with effect from December 18, 2015.
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2015-10-13

Philips Appoints Lighting Business Finance Chief Abhijit Bhattacharya as New CFO

Royal Philips  announced that Abhijit Bhattacharya, who is currently CFO of Philips Lighting and project leader for the creation of  Lighting as a standalone company, has succeeded Ron Wirahadiraksa as CFO of Royal Philips, with immediate effect.
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2015-06-24

Lighting Science Group Strengthens Global Sales Team with New Appointments

Lighting Science Group, a leading manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, announced today the appointments of three experienced sales leaders who will add broad business and industry expertise to its global sales team. Daniel Yasi joins the company as Senior Director of Commercial and Infrastructure Channels. Oscar Ibarra also joins LSG as Director of International Infrastructure Sales. Additionally, David Rubin joins the team as a Director of Commercial Markets. Dan, Oscar and David will play key roles in supporting and growing the Lighting Science product portfolio, with specific concentrations on expanding the commercial and infrastructure channels both domestically and internationally.
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2015-04-22

MaxLite Appoints New VP of Product Management and Engineering

Reinforcing the company’s commitment to providing innovative, quality LED lighting solutions, MaxLite has appointed Greg Galluccio, an executive with more than 30 years of electrical industry experience, as vice president of product management and engineering.
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2015-04-07

Lumileds Remains Largely Unaffected After Go Scale Capital Acquisition

LEDinside recently interviewed Kevin Lucido, Director of Global Marketing Communications at Lumileds, Philips, about the company’s business and technology developments after Go Scale Capital acquires the company.
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2015-03-03

Cash-strapped Sharp to Shutdown LED Factories

Ailing Japanese electronic company Sharp will be closing down three LED factories as part of its drastic cost-cutting plan, according to a latest Nikkei report.
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2015-01-29

Iluminage Beauty Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Iluminage Beauty, a company that manufactures LED light therapy devices for beauty and cosmetic applications, today announced the appointment of George Cleary as the company's new Chief Executive Officer.
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2014-12-17

CRS Electronics Chairmen Step Down from Board of Directors

CRS Electronics Inc. ("CRS" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:LED), a developer and manufacturer of LED lighting products, today announced the resignation of Chang Jiang Wu and Lian Wu from the Board of Directors effective immediately.
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2014-12-16

Rubicon Technology Appoints William Weissman President and CEO

Rubicon Technology announced that the Board of Directors has appointed William Weissman, 56, to the permanent position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Weissman had served as Interim CEO and President since September 17, 2014, and as Chief Financial Officer of Rubicon since 2007. Mr. Weissman has also been appointed a member of the Board of Directors.
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2014-10-20

Absen LED Appoints Regional Sales Director

Absen Optoelectronics, a global manufacturer of LED displays, announced the appointment of Christopher Backhaus, former Sales Director of Barco NV and Daktronics Inc. as its Regional Sales Director for the German Speaking Market with effect 1 October 2014. His experience in closely related businesses will be a valuable asset to Absen for the further expansion of the business.
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2014-10-02

Osram Appoints New Head of Communications

Effective October 1, 2014 Jan-Peter Schwartz will assume responsibility as Head of worldwide External and Internal Communications and as Chief Sustainability Officer at Osram. In this function he will report to Wolfgang Dehen, Chief Executive Officer of Osram.
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2014-01-08

EU-ASE Appoints Philips Officer as New Head

The Board of Directors of the European Alliance to Save Energy (EU-ASE) at its meeting on Dec. 3, 2013 appointed Harry Verhaar, Head of Global Public & Government Affairs at Philips, as the new chairman of the Board.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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