Lunera Lighting expands executive team to drive innovation in advanced lighting market
Redwood City, Calif., September 27, 2012 – Lunera Lighting, Inc., the lighting solutions leader in the transformation to advanced LED technology, today announced it has named Shannon Paul Biggs to Senior Vice President of Operations, George Sigler to Chief Financial Officer and Michael Bremser to the position of Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering.
“Leadership in the LED lighting industry requires rich experience in lighting, semiconductors and green building technologies,” said Michael Keddington, CEO of Lunera Lighting. “We are thrilled to be adding these high caliber executives to our leadership team. With these additions, Lunera will continue to pursue rapid growth by bringing efficient natural light to the market through our innovative LED fixture design.”
These appointments come at time when the lighting industry is experiencing major disruption as the shortcomings of fluorescents are being realized and LED prices continue to drop. According to Pike Research, more than half of the commercial building market will be using LED lighting within the next ten years.
Lunera has over 10 million square feet of installations and has built a high-velocity supply chain that is expanding to better support its customer base and accelerate installation rates. Lunera is leading the development of next generation lighting, with flexible design solutions and major advances in integrated control technology and innovative power distribution architecture.
Shannon Paul Biggs, as SVP of Operations, will bring 20 years of experience to Lunera’s supply chain management, engineering and manufacturing operations. He was previously VP of Operations for Kulicke and Soffa, where he built and managed manufacturing operations to improve efficiency and speed to market.
As CFO, George Sigler will be responsible for financial control, cost management, economic strategy, and forecasting for Lunera. George brings many years of financial management experience in the LED industry. Prior to Lunera, he provided financial leadership to several hardware manufacturers, including Permlight Products.
Michael Bremser, brings a distinguished background to Lunera’s leadership, having served as an expert advisor to the U.S. Department of Energy. He has made significant contributions to the advancement of LED technology over the last two decades; he holds numerous granted and pending patents. Previously, he served as VP, Global Program Manager of LED Products for Fulham and CTO for Permlight Products.
About Lunera Lighting
Lunera® Lighting is an award-winning lighting solution provider leading the transformation of interior commercial lighting to efficient, digital LED technology. Since its founding in 2009, Lunera products have been installed in over 10 million square feet of commercial real estate. Lunera’s latest generation troffer and linear pendant LED fixtures are elegantly designed and engineered for power efficiency, delivering light that closely approximates natural daylight. They can be readily integrated into third party building controls, further reducing operating and energy costs, contributing to LEED certification, and enhancing occupant controls for comfort and productivity. For more information about Lunera solutions, please visit www.lunera.com, or follow Lunera on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LuneraLighting. Lunera and the Lunera logo are registered trademarks of Lunera Lighting, Inc. The Brilliance of Natural Light is a trademark of Lunera Lighting, Inc.
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