Business News | Jul 30, 2010

LED Holdings Appoints Zach Gibler to Lead Business Development

LED Holdings LLC, a global leader in LED (light-emitting diode) lighting solutions, today announced Zach Gibler has joined the company as its Vice President of business development.

Gibler will lead the company’s marketing and sales efforts in the architectural, OEM and gaming segments where the company has traditional strengths and a reputation for innovation. He will also play a critical role in identifying and developing opportunities to expand LED Holdings’ portfolio of lighting solutions and to capitalize on new market opportunities. In addition, Gibler will manage the company’s brand identity and marketing strategy. 

“I am extremely excited to join LED Holdings and a very accomplished and talented management team, led by Govi Rao.  The company’s people, intellectual capital and technological leadership form the foundation for a compelling growth platform, enabling significant scope for expansion and competency building,” said Zach Gibler. “I am especially pleased to join LED Holdings as demand for innovative lighting solutions is accelerating, creating opportunities for entrepreneurial companies to differentiate themselves and grow.” 

Gibler is a lighting industry veteran with more than thirteen years of experience in the field. Prior to joining LED Holdings, Gibler served in a variety of senior roles at Acuity Brands from sales management and marketing to technology development. Among his many accomplishments, he spearheaded the strategic marketing, product development and brand management for Holophane Lighting, a flagship brand in the Acuity Brands portfolio, where he was most recently the Vice President of Product and Market Development.   Gibler also led the development of several breakthrough technology platforms in optics, thermal management, electronics, and wireless communications at Acuity Brands. 

“The lighting industry is going through its most radical shift in more than a hundred years, as new technologies drive more efficient, effective and sustainable alternatives to the traditional model,” said Govi Rao,  President and Chief Executive Officer of LED Holdings. “In addition to his sharp business acumen and outside-in thinking, Zach brings the experience and entrepreneurial spirit that will help propel LED Holdings into our next growth phase. We are very pleased to have Zach on our team and look forward to his stewardship as we set the pace of this industry transformation.”

About LED Holdings:
LED Holdings LLC, aims to satisfy the market’s rapidly growing demand for innovative lighting solutions and related technologies. LED Holdings owns and operates LED Effects, a designer and manufacturer of custom LED lighting solutions, including digital lighting controls for the architectural, artistic and gaming sectors. LED Effects is known for its innovative solutions, which blend unique and versatile designs with leading-edge control protocols, as well as its custom engineering, top-notch reliability and exceptional customer support.  LED Holdings is headquartered in New York, with offices in Sacramento, Tokyo and London.