Al Uszynski named CEO of Traxon Technologies NAFTA and head of Encelium sales
East Rutherford, NJ – Al Uszynski has been named CEO of Traxon Technologies NAFTA and head of Encelium sales in the Americas region, effective July 24, 2013. In a dual role, he will report to Mike Mastroyiannis, CEO of Traxon Technologies Ltd. and Tim Lesch, senior vice president and general manager of NAFTA sales, services and logistics, Osram Sylvania. Uszynski will be based in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Uszynski comes to Traxon and Encelium with an extensive background in the LED lighting and controls industries, featuring an outstanding track record of significant revenue growth. Throughout his 20 year career, Uszynski has held sales leadership positions at multiple lighting and controls companies throughout North America. Most recently, he held the position of area vice president – Northeast at Cooper Lighting, where he drove sales of Commercial & Industrial, national accounts, energy, specification and controls. Prior to that role, Uszynski spent 18 years driving specification sales and marketing initiatives with high performance lighting and controls products at other lighting industry manufacturers, including Hubbell Lighting and Lutron Electronics.
Traxon and Encelium’s management team is pleased to have Uszynski on board. “We have put careful consideration into looking for someone who would be the right fit for this role,” said Lesch, “Al’s exceptional track record in the LED lighting and controls industries, combined with his motivation and passion made him the clear choice to lead Traxon and Encelium during this exciting time in our industry.”
Uszynski is equally excited to join the Traxon and Encelium teams. “I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead Traxon and Encelium, joining an already robust team of established, innovative industry leaders, and I am looking forward to expanding our presence in the North American region,” said Uszynski.
About Traxon Technologies
Traxon Technologies, together with its control brand, e:cue, is a global leader in solid state lighting and control systems providing complete, sustainable and intelligent lighting solutions. Working with our extensive partner network, Traxon & e:cue transform creative visions into unforgettable lighting experiences, elevating architectural, entertainment, hospitality, and retail environments around the world.
Flexibility, simplicity, and innovation are our guiding principles. From software and product development, customization competence and cutting-edge integrated lighting and building material solutions, to worldwide project management, planning and support services, to our dynamic and global team of outstanding professionals, these values drive and shape us within our ever-evolving industry.
Our customers and partners are the leading international lighting design, architecture and engineering firms, as well as the world’s premier developers and brands. Together we have completed over 4,000 installations worldwide, including renowned architectural landmarks such as Flame Towers, Baku; National Stadium, Warsaw; Christ the Redeemer Monument, Rio de Janeiro; InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago; Yas Hotel, Abu Dhabi; Galeries Lafayette, Paris; JR Tokyo Station, Tokyo; Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore; and many other prestigious entertainment, hospitality, and retail interiors and facades.
Traxon & e:cue’s innovative, integrated control, software, product and project portfolios have won many awards and accolades for their pioneering technologies and dynamic solutions, including LFI Innovation, iF Design, Red Dot Design, DDC, POPAI, and MELDA.
In 2009, Traxon Technologies entered into a joint venture with OSRAM, a partnership which ultimately led to OSRAM’s complete acquisition of Traxon in 2011, thus strengthening our position in the market by combining knowledge and experience in technology and marketing, and building on synergies with OSRAM’s global presence.
For more information, please visit www.traxontechnologies.com or www.ecue.com
About ENCELIUM® EMS:
The ENCELIUM product line from Osram features the Energy Management System (EMS), the most effective energy-saving lighting control system on the market today. With the ENCELIUM GreenBus II™ communication network and ENCELIUM Polaris 3D™ software, the ENCELIUM EMS offers unprecedented flexibility and control of a building’s lighting usage. Since 2001, the ENCELIUM EMS has been installed in more the 50 million square feet of commercial space in North America and Europe. For more information, visit www.sylvania.com/encelium.
Amy Meredith, director of marketing, Traxon Technologies North America 201-508-1574