LSI Industries Inc., manufacturer of outdoor and indoor lighting and graphics for commercial, industrial and multi-site retail applications, has named Michael Prachar as Vice President for Lighting Products.
Blue Ash, Ohio-based LSI currently employs more than 1,200 employees and operates seven facilities throughout the U.S.
Prachar will be responsible for the leadership of LSI Lighting Products, including the development of new products and creating customized solutions to customer needs.
His distinguished career as a senior executive product and marketing leader with recognized companies such as Honeywell, Emerson, Milacron and Rexnord Industries, will amplify and advance LSI’s potential market impact.
Prachar also brings a wealth of knowledge to the organization in recognizing market trends, new product development and new market introduction for products and services, which will help evolve LSI’s lighting portfolio and services.
“As LSI is continuously focused on new product innovation and development, we needed a strong strategist, an experienced performer and leader to boost our capabilities and to respond quickly to product and application trends. So we are thrilled to have a person of Mike Prachar’s talents on our team to accelerate this process,” said Scott Coleman, LSI chief marketing officer. “Beyond Mike’s new product introduction skills, he has demonstrated an ability to apply his expertise simultaneously to numerous, unique applications, so he is a perfect fit for LSI Industries, which has several offerings and serves multiple channels and vertical markets.”