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  • Former Philips CEO Dies

    Jack Briody, 72, a former executive at

  • Staff Announcements

    Tim Scharnagle has been promoted from national sales manager for Roselle, Ill.-based Sternberg Lighting to vice president of sales. He will handle the entire sales team and oversee worldwide sales.Barry Weinbaum, a 28-year high-tech industry veteran, has been named chief executive officer and...

  • Staff Announcement

    Rosemont, Ill.-based Advance has appointed Pieter de Haan CEO of the company. He succeeds Brian Dundon, who has retired.

  • New Partner for Schuler Shook

    Jack P. Hagler, who joined Schuler Shook in 2001, has been named as the newest partner at the firm. He will be responsible for theater planning and consulting services and will be based out of the firm

  • Q&A with Caleb Roope, president and CEO of The Pacific Cos.

    CALEB ROOPE is president and CEO of The Pacific Cos., an affordable housing developer headquartered in Eagle, Idaho.

  • Powers Inducted Into Ernst & Young Hall of Fame

    The Genlyte Group's chairman, president, and CEO Larry K. Powers has been recognized with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the category of Distribution, Manufacturing, and Security. He also has been inducted into the organization's Hall of Fame.

  • Harold Leviton Passes Torch

    On Sept. 8, 2007, Harold Leviton, CEO and chairman of the board of Leviton Manufacturing Co., passed away at age 90. Leviton was dedicated to the electrical industry and advocated for electrical safety standards throughout his lifetime.Before his death, Leviton secured the succession of his company...

  • Staff Announcements

    Raymon Soto, LC, has joined Cannon Design of Buffalo, N.Y., as its lighting design specialist. Soto will help advance Cannon's lighting design practice by leading and spearheading strategic initiatives for clients in North America and abroad.Architectural Lighting Design of Sydney, Australia, has...

  • Hermitage Lighting Gallery's Fleischer Dies

    On Nov. 22, 2007, Gerald "Jerry" Fleischer, CLC, of Hermitage Lighting Gallery in Nashville, Tenn., passed away at the age of 79. Funeral services were held Nov. 25. Fleischer purchased lighting showroom Hermitage Lighting Gallery in 1965 and served as its president until 1996, when his son took...


    Tom Dixon has joined Boston Capital’s originations department as vice president and has opened a Los Angeles office.