LSI Industries Names Richard Abernethy as Senior Director, Product Management, Outdoor Products and Controls

Cincinnati, OH – August 8, 2019 – LSI Industries Inc., (NASDAQ:LYTS), a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of outdoor and indoor lighting and graphics for commercial, industrial, and multi-site retail applications, announced today that Richard Abernethy has been named as Senior Director, Product Management, Outdoor Products and Controls.

In his new role, Mr. Abernethy will work closely with LSI Industries’ engineering, sales, operations, and marketing teams to develop innovative new products, as well as manage LSI Industries’ expansive portfolio of outdoor lighting and control products.

Mr. Abernethy has more than 35 years of experience in the lighting industry. Prior to joining LSI Industries, Mr. Abernethy was VP of Commercial Outdoor Lighting at Hubbell Lighting. Prior to that, he worked at Dialight and Acuity Brands in a variety of product-management, sales, and marketing roles. In his career he has managed multiple product lines, including outdoor lighting, emergency lighting, industrial lighting, and controls.

“Richard Abernethy is a high-caliber professional with a long professional history of lighting program innovations. His talent for product development and his broad knowledge of the lighting and controls industry will be welcomed by LSI’s customers,” said Scott Coleman, LSI Industries’ Chief Marketing Officer. “We’re delighted to welcome Richard to the LSI team.”

About LSI Industries

LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) is a U.S.-based manufacturer of lighting, graphics and technology solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. LSI is a leading solutions provider to several primary end-markets, including petroleum, automotive, quick serve restaurants, grocery, banking, retail, renovation, parking and warehousing. LSI’s products are marketed throughout North America through a network of independent sales representatives and distributors, as well as through national accounts. LSI partners with customers to provide a full range of design support, engineering, installation and project management services. Headquartered in Blue Ash, Ohio, LSI currently employs over 1,200 employees and operates seven facilities throughout the United States. Learn more: