LSI Industries Inc., U.S.-based manufacturer of outdoor and indoor lighting and graphics for commercial, industrial and multi-site retail applications, announced the appointment of Thomas A. Caneris as senior vice president – human resources and general counsel, effective Aug. 5.
Caneris brings more than 30 years of experience as a practicing attorney and senior advisor in both public and private company settings. Most recently, he was a senior vice president at PharMerica Corp. from 2007 through 2019, leading the Human Resources Group and serving as general counsel.
Earlier in his career, Caneris served as commercial affairs counsel for AK Steel Corp.
Caneris will focus on the acceleration of LSI Industries’ initiatives to retain and attract top talent, and continue efforts to deliver a customer-centric organization and workforce that enriches skill, diversity and satisfaction.
In addition to guiding the organization on all aspects of human resources, he will utilize his wealth of operational knowledge to collaborate with functional leaders in several areas of the business, including communications, investor relations and government affairs.
“Tom Caneris’ background reveals a solid tradition of excellence in multiple areas of corporate operations, from human resources, to corporate law,” said LSI Industries President and CEO Jim Clark. “The fact that LSI Industries was able to bring Tom onboard is testimony to the growing perception that LSI Industries is an innovative organization offering a dynamic workplace culture and a welcome home for top talent. We couldn’t be more thrilled that Tom will be working with us to grow that culture.”