ETi Solid State Lighting Inc. appoints David Rubin as president of Americas

Feb. 19, 2013
Date Announced: 19 Feb 2013 Cleveland, OH, - ETi Solid State Lighting Inc., an emerging leader in the LED lighting industry, announced David Rubin has been appointed President for the Americas. Rubin brings years of progressive leadership experience with companies specializing in LED lamps and luminaires, as well as discrete LED components serving both the commercial and consumer markets.In his new role, Rubin will report to Eva Chan, the CEO of ETi Solid State Lighting Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of Elec-Tech International Co., Ltd. (ETi), a publicly traded company in China. With intensive capital investments and the gathering of top experts in the world, ETi has been devoting itself to developing core technologies and strategies in the LED industry. Through a focus on technological innovation, vertical integration, scale and cost, ETi has established an infrastructure able to deliver a competitive edge in the global market. Before coming to ETi Solid State Lighting, Rubin served as Director of Sales for North America at Luminus Devices where he managed sales for direct distribution customers in the markets of general lighting, entertainment lighting, displays & signage, and ultra-violet (UV) applications. Prior to Luminus, Rubin served as the President for the Americas division of Everlight Electronics. He has also held the position of Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Brinkman Corporation where he led the consumer and commercial portable LED lighting business. Prior to Brinkman, Rubin marketed some of the world’s first LED lamps and fixtures in his role as Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Lighting Science Group. Rubin holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and an executive M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is an active member of the Illuminating Engineering Society and is on The LED Show Board of Advisors. ###About ETi Solid State Lighting, Inc. ETi Solid State Lighting is a wholly owned subsidiary of Elec-Tech International Co. Ltd., providing the latest in LED lighting technology with a growing line of products that includes LED bulbs, fixtures, portable lamps, and LED tubes. The U.S. headquarters is located in Cleveland, OH. Additional information is available by calling 1-855-384-7754 or online at About Elec-Tech International Co., Ltd. Elec-Tech International Co., Ltd. (ETi), an innovative leader in the small household appliances and LED lighting industries, was founded in Zhuhai in May 1996 and listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in June 2004 with its stock code as 002005. ETi now operates more than 20 wholly owned and holding enterprises with more than 15,000 staff as well as seven research & development and production bases – located in Zhuhai, Wuhu, Zhongshan, Shenzhen, Dalian, Yangzhou and Bengbu. With 765 patents, ETi is one of the outstanding private technology-based enterprises and key hi-tech enterprises under the State Torch Plan in China. In addition to the ETi brand name and private label products, ETi has the rights to develop, manufacture, market, distribute, and sell LED lighting under the prestigious German brand AEG in Europe, Japan, and the United States as well as the well-known Whirlpool® brand, which will be sold at retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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