Lighting Science Group Hires Jose Sierra to Maintain High Customer Satisfaction

Mar 10, 2011, 09:00 ET from Lighting Science Group Corporation

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG), a leading American maker of LED-based lighting, today announced that Dr. Jose Sierra has joined the company as Vice President of Customer Satisfaction. Dr. Sierra will oversee all aspects of customer support and continue to maintain the Company's high level of customer satisfaction. He reports to John Stanley, Lighting Science Group's Chief Operating Officer.

"Customer satisfaction is of paramount importance to the Company and Jose's diverse leadership experience in this area will ensure that as the company continues to grow our customers will receive the very best personalized attention," said Rich Weinberg, company chairman and chief executive officer of Lighting Science Group.  

Prior to joining Lighting Science Group, Dr. Sierra was the director of quality and reliability and continuous improvement at DRS Technologies. Prior to DRS Technologies, he held the positions of director of quality and reliability at Bosch Security Systems and manager of supplier quality assurance with Lockheed Martin.  Dr. Sierra also worked as a quality associate manager with Motorola, Inc.

Dr. Sierra holds a Ph.D. and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management Systems as well as a Master of Science in Quality Engineering from the University of Central Florida.

About Lighting Science Group

Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) designs, develops, manufactures and markets LED lighting solutions that are environmentally friendlier and more energy efficient than traditional lighting products.  Lighting Science Group offers retrofit LED lamps in form factors that match the form factor of traditional lamps or bulbs and LED luminaires for a range of applications including public and private infrastructure for both indoor and outdoor applications.  Lighting Science Group Design Works business unit designs, develops and manufactures custom LED lighting solutions for architectural and artistic projects.  Lighting Science Group is headquartered in Satellite Beach, Florida; the Company's European operations are based in Goes, The Netherlands; and, the Company has a sales office in Sydney, Australia.  Lighting Science Group employs approximately 600 workers building lighting products from domestic and imported parts. Lighting Science Group is a Pegasus Capital Advisors portfolio company. More information about Lighting Science Group is available at

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