Brad Haynes Joins A.C. Lighting as Brand Manager

A.C. Lighting has announced the appointment of Bradley (Brad) Haynes as brand manager.

Haynes is a 20-plus year veteran in the lighting, video, and sound industry, with a background in product and brand Management. He most recently worked at Harman Professional where he represented Martin Professional, German Light Products, and was the owner of Bright Ideas, LLC. for many years.

Haynes will be reporting to Jean-Louis Blanchard, VP of strategic business development, where he will be responsible for growing and nurturing A.C. Lighting Inc.’s communications and relationships with its vendors, managing a portfolio of products, and working closely with sales and marketing to maximize sales and brand awareness.

Haynes brings to the team an extensive background and training in technical theatre, lighting design, engineering, product management, and sales. He has worked on high profile projects in a variety of venues and applications, including theatre, cruise Ships, theme parks, and houses of worship, and many various projects.

“As we are unfolding our strategic development plan we need talented staff members to support A.C. Lighting Inc.’s rapid growth, which is why we are glad to have Brad Haynes joining our Brand Management Team. Brad has a lot of experience and deep market knowledge within the industry. I am confident that Brad’s unique expertise and skill set will have a positive impact and will contribute to refine our go-to-market strategies,” says Blanchard.

Haynes will begin his work with A.C. Lighting by attending LDI in Las Vegas from Oct. 19-21, 2018 at booth #951 or #1051.

For more information, contact A.C. Lighting: 416-255-9494, :,

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Michael Raine is the Editor-in-Chief at Canadian Musician, Canadian Music Trade, Professional Sound, and Professional Lighting & Production magazines. He also hosts the Canadian Musician Podcast.
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