Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc. (PTLA) (Nashville, TN): The parent company for Douglas Lighting Controls, Inc., and Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., recently announced the promotion of Ty Anderson to president of the company. He will be based in the company's headquarters of Nashville, TN.
Since 2009, Anderson has played a critical role in positioning PLTA as a fully integrated solutions company featuring Internet of Things (IoT), LED drivers, LED modules and retrofit products. He also improved the PLTA supply chain to create shorter lead time capabilities.
Most recently, Anderson served as senior vice president of operations and vice president of sourcing and new product operations. Before joining PTLA, Anderson obtained extensive industry equipment and reliability experience with Cooper Lighting and Schneider Electric.
Since joining PLTA, one of his greatest accomplishments is installing and supporting advanced Panasonic equipment to exceed manufacturing, testing and reliability requirements for LED products. With a breadth and depth of experience, Anderson will lead the PLTA vision to accelerate the digital transition with enabled end-to-end lighting solutions.