The Luminaires Group appointments – Christian Fabi, Patrick Foley and Guy St. Pierre
By Anthony Capkun
November, 23, 2011 – Guy St. Pierre (photo top right) and Serge Lambert, founders and principals of The Luminaires Group (a North American-based corporation encompassing manufacturers Cyclone Lighting, Distri-Lite, Eureka Lighting and, since 2010, AmerillumBrands of Oceanside, Calif.), announced three promotions to their senior management team: Christian Fabi is now president of The Luminaires Group; Patrick Foley is executive vice-president; and while Guy St. Pierre will serve as executive chair.
Formerly partner and executive vice-president of Eureka Lighting, Christian Fabi’s (1st Gallery photo) portfolio now includes developing future acquisitions and overseeing the integration of new member manufacturers into the group. Fabi’s background in business management includes business consultant to PricewaterhouseCoopers; marketing professional at Microcell Telecom; and director of business strategy at CloudRaker digital branding. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Marketing from Sherbrooke University of Quebec.
Foley (3rd gallery photo) retains his position of president of Eureka Lighting, where he has been employed the past 12 years. As executive vice-president of the parent organization, he oversees operational functioning of each corporate member of the group, and implements process strategies defined by the board. His education includes a Bachelor’s of Engineering from L’École Polytechnique de Montreal, and an MBA from L’École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Montreal.
As executive chair, Guy St. Pierre is responsible for long-term vision and strategy development for the group.
“Serge Lambert and I are extremely pleased with the new appointments for Christian Fabi and Patrick Foley,” said St. Pierre. “Their knowledge and backgrounds in the lighting industry, as well as their respective expertise in marketing and operations, are essential to continue driving The Luminaires Group’s growth strategy, market recognition and preference.”