Eye Lighting president and COO honored as 'Cleveland Power Player'

Dec. 3, 2012
Date Announced: 03 Dec 2012 Mentor, Ohio (November 30, 2012) – Tom Salpietra, president and chief operating officer of Mentor-based EYE Lighting International, was recognized as a “Cleveland Power Player” during the Smart Business Power Player Series luncheon on October 23. The quarterly Smart Business series features the most influential business leaders in the region sharing their perspectives on why Cleveland is such a great place to live, work and visit.Upon receiving the Power Player award, Tom Salpietra commented, “We have a strong focus on our operating principles which place an emphasis on our customers, employees and technology improvements. Also, a recent acquisition has added a greater scale for our business and strengthens our position into the fast growing LED market. A market in which our kíaroLED has earned a number of awards and accolades. We are proud of the innovations and new technology EYE Lighting continues to bring to lamp and luminaire systems.”Since joining EYE Lighting, Salpietra has lead the company to achieve an increase in key markets sales growth, improved production through strategic employee talent development, and guided the company’s focus on its unique technology, products and systems for leading-edge light technologies centered around LEDs and HID lamps.Smart Business has collaborated with Skylight Financial and other members of the local business community to honor leaders that are contributing to the economic growth in Northeast Ohio in the Power Player Series.

Rob Freitag VP, Marketing, EYE Lighting International 440-358-4708

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