Ledvance names James Johnson managing director, Canada and U.S.
By Ellen Cools
January 24, 2018 — Ledvance has named James “Jim” l. Johnson, Jr. managing director for the company’s Canada and U.S. region. He will be based in the company’s North America headquarters in Wilmington, Mass.
Johnson brings decades of lighting experience to this position. He first started with GTE Sylvania in 1985, and has held positions of increasing responsibility over multiple locations and businesses, culminating in his role as CEO of Osram’s Global Traditional Lamps business.
“Jim is an effective, efficient manager with a keen sense of how to lead in a complex, strategic environment. We are confident that his leadership will strengthen our ongoing transformation and help position Ledvance for increased success in the future,” said Erol Kirillmaz, board member and global chief sales and marketing officer, Ledvance.