LED Roadway Lighting Ltd. (LRL) CEO Charles Cartmill is pleased to announce the appointment of Denis Lavoie as company President. The appointment was announced today in Halifax and received unanimous approval by the company's board of directors.
Mr. Lavoie is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in international sales and marketing and senior management. Denis joined LRL in January of 2013 and was most recently Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing. He graduated from l'École Polytechnique de Montréal as an Industrial Engineer in 1990. He has been an active member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) since 1991, and has chaired numerous committees at the local, regional and national levels. He also received two Presidential Awards for his work on the TM-15 (Luminaire Classification System for Outdoor Luminaires) and the MLO (Model Lighting Ordinance). After eight years on the Board, he also served as President of IESNA for the 2011-2012 term.
Charles Cartmill will continue in his role as company CEO and focus on strategic initiatives. Mr. Lavoie will oversee all day-to-day operations and will report to Mr. Cartmill.
LRL has experienced tremendous growth over the last 3 years, and the company expects this level of growth to continue. Mr. Lavoie's appointment will allow Mr. Cartmill to focus on company vision and strategy and ensure that the company meets its aggressive sales and operational goals.
In 2013, LRL launched its award-winning NXT series luminaires, and expanded its reach into lighting controls and smart street lighting with technology partnerships and new products. Today's announcement is a positive development that will ensure that LRL continues to be a leader in LED based street lighting and controls.
About LED Roadway Lighting Ltd.
LED Roadway Lighting Ltd. (LRL) is a leading designer and manufacturer of LED (light-emitting diode) based street and area lighting fixtures and control systems. LRL is headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, with primary manufacturing located in Amherst, Nova Scotia. LRL also has manufacturing capabilities in the US, UK, and Australia. In addition to research and design facilities in Halifax, our Victoria, British Columbia operation is engaged in the design and manufacturing of our Lumen IQTM wireless control system. Our NXT TM series luminaire was awarded Best in Class -- Local Residential Roadway in the 2013 Next Generation LuminairesTM Competition, and was also selected for inclusion in the 2013 Illuminating Engineering Society Progress Report. LRL's products are RoHS compliant (free of lead and mercury), provide average energy savings of 60% and substantially reduced maintenance costs. LRL has municipal, utility, and commercial installations in more than 40 countries. For further information please visit our website www.ledroadwaylighting.com.
Contact:Charles Cartmill, CEO - LED Roadway Lighting
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