– UK, Newmarket – Dialight plc (LON: DIA), the global leader in LED lighting for heavy industrial applications, today announced the appointment of Steve Blair to its Board as an independent non-executive director, with effect from 7 June 2023.
Steve Blair will also join the Audit, Nominations, and Remuneration Committees, and will also assume the roles of Remuneration Committee chair and senior independent director.
“I am delighted that Steve is joining the board of Dialight. He brings extensive experience in electronic engineering and manufacturing sectors in the UK, North America, and globally. I am confident that he will considerably strengthen the non-executive team at Dialight with his substantial C-level experience of transformational change achieved through operational excellence, accelerated organic growth, and targeted M&A.” said Board Chairman, Neil Johnson.
Gaelle Hotellier and Gotthard Haug have decided to step down from the Board with effect from 30 June 2023.
About Stephen Blair
Steve Blair is a qualified electronic engineer with considerable experience in international business development – with a particular focus on North American markets. He held senior roles at Invensys Process Systems as President of IPS’s North American operations and as COO of Spectris plc’s instrumentation and industrial controls divisions. Steve was CEO of e2v Plc, steering the group through a complex organizational transformation through to its acquisition by Teledyne Inc in 2017. Steve was then CEO of The Ordnance Survey until retirement in 2021. Steve has also held a non-executive director role at Oxford Instruments plc where he was the senior independent director and a member of the audit, nominations, and remuneration committees before stepping down in September 2021.
Steve Blair, said: “I am delighted to be joining Dialight at an exciting time for the Group. It is clear to me that there is substantial potential in Dialight, and I am looking forward to working with Neil, Fariyal, and the rest of the board of directors and the wider executive team to drive growth and shareholder value in the business.”
Dialight is a global leader in sustainable LED lighting for industrial applications. Dialight’s LED products are providing the next generation of lighting solutions that deliver reduced energy consumption and create a safer working environment. Our products are designed to provide superior operational performance, reliability, and durability, reducing energy consumption and ongoing maintenance, and achieving a rapid return on investment. The company is headquartered in the UK, operating in Australia, Dubai, the EU, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, the UK, and the USA.
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