Lighting Science Group Corp. (“LSG”), a leading American maker of LED-based lighting, today announced the appointment of Greg Horn as the company’s chief global trade officer. He will be responsible for identifying, negotiating and executing strategic initiatives, deals and leading the creation of new businesses to grow the company’s international sales. In addition, Horn will become the lead manager of LSG’s interests in international joint ventures, strategic relationships and strategic investments.

For the past two and half years, Horn has worked with LSG as an operating advisor at Pegasus Capital Advisors. Prior to his position at Pegasus, Horn served as CEO of General Nutrition Centers (GNC), responsible for building the GNC brand and expanding the company from $400 million to more than $1.4 billion in revenues over his 11 years in management.

Horn also served as turnaround CEO of Garden of Life, an innovative organic food and nutrition company.

“Greg is the perfect choice to take our domestic sales success and translate it into international success by creating partnerships across the globe,” Rich Weinberg, chairman and CEO of LSG stated in the press release. “As businesses and governments around the globe struggle with high electricity costs and constrained supply, the economics provided by our technology offer a compelling solution.”

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