Energy Focus appoints Lesley Matt as CEO

– USA, OH –  Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFOI), a leader in sustainable, energy-efficient LED lighting control systems and products, today announced the appointment of Lesley Matt as its new CEO, effective September 12, 2022.

“We at Energy Focus are honored that Lesley chose to take the helm here as the next step in her ascent in the lighting industry. Lesley has demonstrated an ability to grow a lighting business successfully in a challenging, competitive environment. She understands the opportunity that Energy Focus offers to create a leading provider of high-value, healthy lighting products across commercial and military markets. Our team and Board are excited to work with her.” said Board Chairman, Steve Socolof.

About Lesley Matt

Ms. Lesley Matt spent over twelve years at TCP Lighting, helping grow the product portfolio of the Cleveland, Ohio-based company into one of the broadest in the lighting industry. She spent the last three years as SVP, with responsibilities for developing the organization, setting strategy and objectives for the sales team, P&L responsibility for multiple channels and product categories, and overseeing day-to-day operations. Before TCP Lighting, she had various roles in marketing and product management for software, advertising, and manufacturing companies.

Lesley Matt said, “I am confident in my ability to make Energy Focus a leading player in the industry. I believe my abilities to develop a vision, execute strategy, coach team members, and be quick to a decision have been the driving forces in my success. I am thrilled to bring this skill set to my new team and am beyond excited to take this next step in my career.”

About Energy Focus

Energy Focus is an industry-leading innovator of sustainable light-emitting diode lighting and lighting control technologies and solutions, as well as UVC Disinfection technologies and solutions. As the creator of the first flicker-free LED lamps, Energy Focus develops high-quality LED lighting products and controls that provide extensive energy and maintenance savings, as well as aesthetics, safety, health, and sustainability benefits over conventional lighting. Our EnFocus Power Line Control platform enables existing and new buildings to provide quality, convenient and affordable, dimmable, color-tunable, circadian, and human-centric lighting capabilities. In addition, our patent pending UVCD technologies and products aim to provide effective, reliable, and affordable UVCD solutions for buildings, facilities, and homes. Energy Focus’ customers include U.S. and U.S. ally navies, U.S. federal, state, and local governments, healthcare, educational institutions, and Fortune 500 companies. Since 2007, Energy Focus has installed approximately 900,000 lighting products across the U.S. Navy fleet, including tubular LEDs, waterline security lights, explosion-proof globes, and berth lights, saving more than five million gallons of fuel and 300,000 man-hours in lighting maintenance annually. Energy Focus is headquartered in Solon, Ohio.

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