Mr. Haynes is a 20+ year veteran in the lighting, video and sound industry, with a background in Product and Brand Management. He has worked for industry leaders, most recently Harman Professional where he represented Martin Professional, German Light Products, and was the successful owner of Bright Ideas, LLC. for many years.
Mr. Haynes will be reporting to Jean-Louis Blanchard, Vice President Strategic Business Development, where he will be responsible for growing and nurturing A.C. Lighting Inc.’s communications and relationships with our valued vendors, managing a portfolio of products and working closely with sales & marketing to maximize sales and brand awareness.
Mr. Haynes brings to the team an extensive background and training in Technical Theatre, Lighting Design, Engineering, Product Management and Sales. He has worked on high profile projects in a variety of venues and applications including Theatre, Cruise Ships, Theme Parks and Houses of Worship and many various projects. With a passion for the industry and strong connections to the design, production and lighting community, Mr. Haynes is eager to continue that passion and represent A.C. Lighting Inc. and their Brands as Brand Manager.
“As we are unfolding our strategic development plan we need talented staff members to support A.C. Lighting Inc.’s rapid growth, which is why we are glad to have Brad Haynes joining our Brand Management Team. Brad has a lot of experience and deep market knowledge within the industry. I am confident that Brad’s unique expertise and skill set will have a positive impact and will contribute to refine our go-to-market strategies.” commented Jean-Louis Blanchard, Vice President Strategic Business Development.
Brad will begin his journey with A.C. Lighting by attending LDI in Las Vegas October 19-21, 2018. Please stop by booth #951 or #1051 to say hello to Brad, see what’s new, or receive your free product demonstration.
ABOUT A.C. LIGHTING, INC.
A.C. Lighting, Inc. is a value-added distributor of world-class lighting, associated rigging and video technologies for the theater, film, television, worship, exhibition and commercial markets. A.C. Lighting Inc. is the exclusive North American distributor for world-class technology brands including Chroma-Q® LED lighting, Jands Vista lighting and media control, LumenRadio wireless lighting controls, ArKaos Pro media servers and Prolyte staging and trussing. In 2017, A.C. Lighting Inc. introduced three new brands to our portfolio. Luminex Network Intelligence manufacturer of data distribution equipment, Follow-Me Remote Follow Spot Control Systems, and ProLights high value and high-performance range of lighting, video and effects products.
For more information visit www.aclighting.com or call (416) 255-9494.