Xicato Expands Its Sales and Marketing Team

April 17, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA, Apr 17, 2012 -- Xicato is expanding its sales and marketing activities to deal with the high growth of luminaire manufacturers using its modules in Europe and, at the same time, a groundswell of interest in the Far East.

Don Leo, Sales Director, Greater China

With the rapid growth of LED lighting opportunities in China, Xicato has hired Donald Leo as its Sales Director for Greater China. Don brings over 15 years of semiconductor and LED commercial experience in LED lighting, including previous positions at Osram Optoelectronics, Seoul Semi and STMicroelectronics.

Ramon Sigarini, Key Account Manager, Southern Europe

Xicato has hired Ramon Sigarini as its Key Account Manager for Southern Europe. Ramon brings 12 years experience in sales with previous experiences as an Area Manager for a retail chain in UK and Business Development Manager at Roal Electronics Spa -- in the latter instance gaining a wide knowledge specifically in of LED Lighting. Ramon is based in Italy.

Steve Landau, Director of Marketing Communications

Xicato is expanding its global marketing team with the addition of Steve Landau as Director of Marketing Communications. Steve brings more than 20 years of marketing experience in Silicon Valley and for the last 10 years has led the marketing and communications efforts at Philips Lumileds.

About Xicato

Xicato is passionate about light. Light has an emotional effect on people and a direct impact on business profitability. It ultimately influences everything in our lives. Xicato is a recognized leader in creating LED modules that provide superior aesthetics, economics and durability. Xicato aspires to be the trusted partner of the global lighting design community and luminaire manufacturers.

For an overview of our customers' luminaires visit www.xicato.com .

For the best in lighting design, Xicato recommends a qualified lighting designer from the Professional Lighting Design Association (PLDA) or the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).