Marianne Simensen Joins Rebel Light
Marianne Simensen has recently joined the Rebel Light team to support the Norwegian design community as part of a growing Nordic sales team. Simensen started out as an electrician before moving into lighting, and subsequently enjoyed 6 years at Fagerhult and 12 years at Louis Poulsen.  “Marianne brings a... Read more
Zumtobel Announce New Supervisory Chair
This week saw Zumtobel Group formally announce the appointment of Karin Zumtobel -Chammah  as the new Chair of the Supervisory Board.  After finishing her MBA at the University of Fribourg, she held leading management positions at major financial institutions.  In 1996 Ms Zumtobel-Chammah joined the Zumtobel Group where she... Read more
New CEO For Tridonic
Hugo Rohner was appointed CEO of Tridonic, the lighting technology arm of the Zumtobel Group.  Mr Rohner joins as an internationally experienced manager in the fields of digitalisation and IoT (Internet of Things) and was most recently the CEO of the Skidata Group in Salzburg. Prior to that, he... Read more
Inventronics Appoints New General Manager Of Europe
Inventronics, a global leader of the LED driver market, is pleased to announce that Jeroen Van Velzen has been appointed General Manager of Europe and will be leading the company’s European strategy and execution. Inventronics new innovations and increasing demand from its customers has led it to look for... Read more
Ecosense Acquires Assets From Soraa
In the US, many staff at Soraa have been made redundant after many years of service at Soraa following the Ecosense acquistion.   Ecosense®, a leading LED technology company, announced that it has acquired assets from Soraa, a designer and manufacturer of full-spectrum LED lamps based in Fremont, California. Under... Read more
New iGuzzini CEO
iGuzzini illuminazione S.p.A., the international leader in the field of architectural lighting and part of Fagerhult Group, announced in February that CEO Andrea Sasso has decided to pursue new professional ventures.  iGuzzini’s Board of Directors has appointed Cristiano Venturini, currently CFO of iGuzzini, to succeed Sasso as CEO. “We... Read more
Supervisory Board Changes Afoot At Zumtobel
Zumtobel Group recently announced that Jürg Zumtobel (left) and Fritz Zumtobel (right) will step down from their roles on the Supervisory Board.  The resignation of two long standing board members shall set the course for new appointments and rejuvenation of the Supervisory Board of Zumtobel Group.  Jürg Zumtobel currently... Read more
Douglas Leonard Begins IALD Presidency
Douglas Leonard assumes the 2020/21 presidency of the International Association of Lighting Designers. The IALD has been supporting its members for 50 years. Douglas Leonard statement in full, “I am excited and hopeful for the growth and challenges we face as a profession as we move into our next... Read more
Marco Milano Joins Filix Lighting As MD
Marco Milano joins Filix Lighting Germany as Managing Director as part of an expansion across European markets.  He has many years experience in the lighting industry from his previous role at Stuttgart based Wibre. ” A better understanding of what lighting designers need to have in lighting instruments requires... Read more
Brad Koerner Joins Cima As Product Development & Innovation VP
Cima announced that Brad Koerner will join as Vice President of Product Development and Innovation.  Brad is a creative leader in the application of advanced lighting technologies and digital media systems.  Having spent 20+ years in the lighting industry, Brad has developed award-winning (most recent award from U.S. Department of... Read more
New Senior Lighting Designer At Atkins
Kristina Allison has worked in the lighting industry as a designer and consultant for 13 years and has been recently promoted to senior lighting designer, in the Atkins Global specialist lighting team in London.  Her most recent projects include; London City Airport expansion and Euston Station redevelopment. During her... Read more
Global Lighting Association Elects New Exec Committee
The Global Lighting Association elects new Executive Committee, foreshadowing active advocacy programmes. The Global Lighting Association (GLA) met earlier this month in Tokyo and elected an inaugural Executive Committee in anticipation of its incorporation as a non-profit association in Switzerland.  Completion of the incorporation process is expected early in... Read more
Elektra Lighting Appoints New Design Director
Congratulations to Magdalena Gomez who has recently been appointed Design Director at Elektra Lighting. She has worked at Elektra since 2013 and originally trained as an architect specialising in Urban Planning in Mexico.  Later, she completed her Masters in Architectural Lighting in Germany where she transitioned into Lighting Design.... Read more
Guillermo de Peñaranda New TRILUX CEO
Guillermo de Peñaranda steps up to CEO at TRILUX after being a member of the TRILUX Management Board since April 2019. He has almost twenty years of experience in the international management of successful German industrial groups such as Thyssenkrupp and Bosch and, as the new CEO, will be... Read more
LEDiL Makes Key Leadership Changes
Finnish LED secondary optics specialists make key changes to the leadership team. Petteri Saarinen has been appointed as the new CEO of LEDiL, Petteri Saarinen has more than 20 years of operational and international experience within several different companies.  His most recent position was in the Finnish inductive energy... Read more
BDP Welcome New Architect Director In Rotterdam
BDP has appointed Björn Bleumink as architect director to lead its Rotterdam studio.  With over twenty years of experience at internationally renowned design practices including Mecanoo architecten, KCAP architects and planners and DP6 architectuurstudio, Björn has a long track record of architectural and masterplanning projects across the housing, leisure,... Read more
Light Bureau Appoint Christopher Seider To Global Business Development Role
Christopher Seider joins award-winning lighting design and consulting agency Light Bureau, formerly ÅF Lighting and part of the AFRY group.  Light Bureau is a global market leader in the professional lighting design industry, collecting accolades for many projects worldwide. Mr Seider joins a multidisciplinary lighting department of over 100... Read more
Casambi Appoint Kari Mettälä  New CEO
Casambi established in 2011 has become a key pioneer in wireless lighting controls based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE).  Kari Mettälä now serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), a move instigated by Founder Timo Pakkala, Casambi’s former CEO, who continues with the company in a product management role. Previously... Read more
Lionel Brunet Elected President Of LightingEurope
The LightingEurope Executive Board has elected Mr Lionel Brunet as President of LightingEurope, for a 2 year term. Mr Brunet is the CEO of the French lighting trade association “Syndicat de l’Éclairage” since 2013, and previously had a long international career in the chemicals and mechanical industries, and a... Read more