There were 732 press releases posted in the last 24 hours and 173,203 in the last 365 days.

Acuity Brands Appoints Laura O'Shaughnessy to the Board of Directors

/EIN News/ -- Atlanta, June 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) (the “Company”) announced today that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) approved an increase in the size of the Board from 11 to 12 members and elected Laura O’Shaughnessy as a Director for a term that will expire at the Company’s next annual meeting of stockholders. 

Ms. O’Shaughnessy is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of SocialCode, LLC, a technology company that manages digital and social advertising for leading consumer brands.  She previously oversaw business development and product strategy for the Slate Group, an online publisher. 

Neil Ashe, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented on behalf of the Board, “We are pleased that Laura has agreed to join the Board and look forward to accessing her digital knowledge and technology expertise as we continue to transform our business.”

About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We design, manufacture, and bring to market innovative products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected including building management systems, lighting, lighting controls, and location-aware applications.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia, we are powered by approximately 12,000 dedicated and talented associates. Visit us at

#   #   #   #   #

Company Contact:
Pete Shannin
Acuity Brands, Inc.
(770) 860-2873

Primary Logo