WAC Lighting Appoints Shelley Wang President


GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK -WAC Lighting Co-Founder and CEO Tony Wang has appointed Shelley Wang to President. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, WAC Lighting is a leading manufacturer and designer of track, recessed, undercabinet, monorail and decorative lighting.

In her new position Ms. Wang will oversee all operations of WAC Lighting Company, including WAC Lighting North America and W2 Architectural Lighting, its architectural division specializing in specification grade commercial products. She will coordinate all sales, marketing, development and administrative activities, in conjunction with the firm's state-of-the-art manufacturing campus in China.

"During the past five years," explains Mr. Wang, "Shelley has demonstrated tremendous leadership abilities. She has spearheaded our Responsible Lighting campaign with continual development of sustainable products, employee empowerment, community service and responsiveness to feedback from our customers. As we go forward in a new chapter at WAC, we face many challenges in this volatile global economy. With Shelley at the helm, we will continue to grow as a Responsible Lighting company contributing positively to our industry, our environment and our community."

In her previous position, Ms. Wang served as Vice President and General Manager of WAC Lighting. She joined the firm in 2004 and is the daughter of Tony and Tai Wang (founders and principals of W.A.C. Lighting). Ms. Wang has co-organized a Youth Initiative for the American Lighting Association and is active with the American Institute of Architects, The Illuminating Engineering Society, National Association of Electrical Distributors, and NEWH network of the hospitality industry.

Prior to joining WAC Lighting, Ms. Wang served as an employee benefits consultant at Deloitte & Touche, a global professional services organization that specializes in tax, auditing, financial services, and other consulting.

She also serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Asian Women's Center (NYAWC), the exclusive resource in New York with special Asian language, culture counseling and shelter capabilities to help Asian victims of violence and human trafficking.

Ms. Wang is a graduate of Cornell University, with a B.S. degree in Industrial and Labor Relations, and has studied at Hofstra University's School of Law.

About W.A.C. Lighting
WAC Lighting has developed a stellar reputation for high quality decorative and task lighting lines backed by an extraordinary level of service, an unprecedented shipping record, and an extension of its Product Warranty to Five Years.

To reflect the firm's energy efficiency commitments, corporate social responsibility and community involvement, WAC Lighting has recently changed its brand standard to "Responsible Lighting." Helping to lead the industry's sustainability charge, the firm has contributed to social progress with responsible manufacturing practices and energy efficiency technology. The firm employs precision fabrication, stringent sourcing, water recycling, lead-free and zero-landfill capabilities in our wholly owned, clean ISO 9001-certified manufacturing campus. New sustainable CFL and LED lighting products have been added to the extensive line with the most energy efficient technology available. As progress is measured in quality of life, WAC Lighting strives to advance employee empowerment, community involvement with major global and local foundations, and diversity in the workplace.

Innovative and integrated systems technologies are hallmarks of the WAC Lighting product line, which offers many recent introductions:

o InvisiLED tape light featuring energy-saving display and accent lighting solutions using the latest LED technology;
o LEDme track luminaires, light bars, Button Lights and display lighting;
o MODERNISM-- a contemporary collection of hand blown artisan opal glass Energy Star Qualified luminaires.
o DUORAIL. The smallest 2-circuit rail system available.
o New Antique Bronzed Track and Track Fixtures.
o New Brushed Nickel Track and Track Fixtures.

Also available is a broad range of products: stunning art glass pendants; Track Systems; Recessed Downlights; Monorail Systems; Crystal Beauty Spots; Sconces; SMART Transformers; and other specialty lighting.

The firm retains its corporate headquarters and east coast distribution center in Garden City, NY, a west coast distribution center and offices in City of Industry, Calif., and a showroom in Dallas. Nearly 90% of WAC Lighting products, including components, are fabricated at its company owned, state-of-the-art manufacturing campus in China.

WAC Lighting world headquarters is located at 615 South Street, Garden City, New York 11530. The phone is 1.800.526.2588, and the fax is 1.800.526.2585. The email address is info@waclighting.com. If you have questions and comments, please call or email us directly or visit www.waclighting.com to learn more.

Contact: Christopher Pica
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