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.
LED Roadway Lighting Ltd. is a Canadian-owned and operated clean technology company that designs and manufactures energy efficient LED streetlights and adaptive control solutions. Our goal is to create positive environmental change through the development of future-proof products and sustainable technology solutions. Our LED luminaires are designed to provide on-going maintenance savings, long-term energy savings, and a short return on investment for our customers. Our environmentally friendly luminaires improve safety and lighting quality while reducing energy consumption, light pollution, and carbon emissions. On average, our LED luminaires provide 60% energy savings versus conventional technology. Our smart street lighting products are installed worldwide in more than 60 countries.