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Illumitex Team Expansion Continues

Illumitex Adds Experienced Leaders to their Customer Experience Team and Canadian Sales

4.5.2018 Austin, TX

Illumitex is continuing to drive adoption of digital lighting in the horticultural channel by adding two leaders to the customer engagement team. This addition brings years of customer experience leadership and an increased focus on the Canadian market. The expanded team will allow Illumitex to exceed market need as the demand for quality LED grow lights increases.

“Both of these roles are newly created and are a testament to our commitment to Canada, and to a successful customer experience. Our recent growth has enabled accelerated investment in our people. This is an exciting time to be part of rapid growth and expansion,” says SVP John Spencer.

Ryan Magee joined the team as Canadian National Business Development Manager in mid-March and will focus on strengthening our cultivator network in Canada. Ryan Magee is lifelong proponent of sustainability, founding several successful renewable and energy efficiency start-up companies that has experienced tremendous growth in revenue under his leadership. He has a strong business acumen, project management, leadership, structuring financing, and the ability to execute projects on time and on budget. Ryan Magee holds a BBA with Honours at Trent University in Ontario, as well as an international marketing diploma at George Brown College.

Zandy Acosta Risco also joined the team as Customer Experience Leader in mid-March and will focus on improvements in the customer experience. She brings a wealth of Corporate Training experience in the areas of Customer Service, Leadership and Brand effectiveness. Prior to joining us Zandya was the Client Program Supervisor on-site at Apple, managing the day to day of 100+ Fraud Prevention Specialists as well as managing the relationship with Apple. She also served as Director of Customer Service and Training for Liberty Science Center a 300,000-square-foot interactive museum welcoming more than 650,000 visitors each year. The continued expansion of the commercial operation’s team will drive process improvements and customer engagement as Illumitex thrives as a market leader and provides best-in-class LED Horticulture grow lighting systems.

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Staci Young

About Illumitex, Inc
Founded in 2005 in Austin, Texas, Illumitex works diligently to create industry-shifting achievements in horticultural lighting. Our team of horticulture scientist and engineers have radically transformed LED lighting that influences plant benefits. Illumitex is enthusiastically committed to scientific research, cutting-edge design, and innovative engineering. We are dedicated to working with our customer to deliver world-class horticulture solutions while pushing lighting into the digital age with automated tools and services.

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