LightingEurope Board and President elected

March 29, 2021
Lighting industry organization re-elects Lionel Brunet as president, and 14-member executive board signs on for two years' service.

Brussels, 29 March 2021 – The General Assembly elected on 26 March a new Executive Board for a 2-year mandate. The Executive Board consists of an equal number of representatives of national lighting associations and corporate members of LightingEurope and has the role of implementing the LightingEurope strategy and work plans.

The Board re-elected on the same day Lionel Brunet as President of LightingEurope, for a second term of 2 years. 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 global trade association.

“I am honoured to be re-elected President and look forward to continue collaborating with the Board and with regulators and customers to foster trust in the processionals of Europe's lighting industry and our capacity to deliver quality lighting for all,” says Lionel Brunet.

The Executive Board consists of the following members (in alphabetical order of family name):

  • Katia Valerie Banoun, Lyskultur, Norway
  • Alfredo Berges, ANFALUM, Spain
  • Lionel Brunet, Syndicat de l’Éclairage, France
  • Nathalie Coursière, IGNES, France
  • Massimiliano Guzzini, ASSIL, Italy
  • Frank Hohn, OSRAM, Germany
  • Peter Hunt, LIA, UK
  • Maurice Maes, SIGNIFY, The Netherlands (re-elected as Vice-President)
  • Joerg Minnerup, Trilux, Germany
  • Miguel Aguado Pelaez, Lutron, UK
  • Zoltán Pilter, Tungsram Group, Hungary
  • Jan van Rompay, Lumileds, The Netherlands
  • Mark Oliver Schreiter, ERCO, Germany
  • Lars Stuehlen, LEDVANCE, Germany (re-elected as Treasurer)
  • Carlo Urbinati, ASSOLUCE, Italy
  • Dr. Jürgen Waldorf, ZVEI, Germany

About LightingEurope

LightingEurope is the voice of the lighting industry, based in Brussels and representing 30 companies and national associations. Together these members account for over 1,000 European companies, a majority of which are small or medium-sized. They represent a total European workforce of over 100,000 people and an annual turnover exceeding 20 billion euro. LightingEurope is committed to promoting efficient lighting that benefits human comfort, safety and well-being, and the environment. LightingEurope advocates a positive business and regulatory environment to foster fair competition and growth for the European lighting industry. More information is available at


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