Lighting Science Group hires Greg Horn to expand customer base overseas

Feb 16th, 2011
Date Announced: 16 Feb 2011

Satellite Beach, Florida – Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG), a leading American maker of LED-based lighting, has hired Greg Horn to serve as its Chief Global Trade Officer. Horn will be identifying, negotiating and executing strategic initiatives, deals and leading the creation of new businesses to grow the company’s international sales. He will also become the lead manager of Lighting Science Group’s interests in international joint ventures, strategic relationships and strategic investments.

For the past two and half years, Horn has been working with LSG as an operating advisor at Pegasus Capital Advisors. Prior to joining Pegasus, Horn was Chief Executive officer of General Nutrition Centers (GNC), the world’s largest health and nutrition retailer, where he was instrumental in building the GNC brand and expanding the company from $400 million to over $1.4 billion in revenues over his 11 years in management. Greg also served as turnaround CEO of Garden of Life, an innovative organic food and nutrition company.

“Greg is the perfect choice to take our domestic sales success and translate it into international success by creating partnerships across the globe,” says Rich Weinberg, chairman and chief executive officer of Lighting Science Group. “As businesses and governments around the globe struggle with high electricity costs and constrained supply, the economics provided by our technology offer a compelling solution.”

Greg is the author of the best-seller Living Green, A Practical Guide to Simple Sustainability and holds an MBA from University of California, Los Angeles’s Anderson School and a BA (summa cum laude, phi beta kappa) from the University of Redlands.


About Lighting Science

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG) designs, develops, manufactures and markets LED lighting solutions that are environmentally friendlier and more energy efficient than traditional lighting products. Lighting Science Group offers retrofit LED lamps in form factors that match the form factor of traditional lamps or bulbs and LED luminaires for a range of applications including public and private infrastructure for both indoor and outdoor applications. Lighting Science Group Design Works business unit designs, develops and manufactures custom LED lighting solutions for architectural and artistic projects. Lighting Science Group is headquartered in Satellite Beach, Florida; the Company’s European operations are based in Goes, The Netherlands; and, the Company has a sales office in Sydney, Australia. Lighting Science Group has over 450 workers in its Satellite Beach, Florida manufacturing facility that build lighting products from domestic and imported parts. Lighting Science Group is a Pegasus Capital Advisors portfolio company.

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