Relume Technologies (Oxford, Mich.): This manufacturer of light-emitting diode (LED) products and smart grid control systems for outdoor lighting applications has appointed lighting industry veteran William Astary to its board of directors. In addition to his role on the Relume board of directors, Astary serves as senior V.P. of sales for Lumenergi, a Silicon Valley-based technology company focused on energy management through its Responsive Lighting Networks. Prior to Lumenergi, Astary held the position of senior V.P. – strategic marketing and business development, serving as a member of the executive leadership team of Acuity Brands. Astary is a 25-year member of the Illumination Engineering Society of North America. He also serves on the board of directors of the Jim H. McClung Lighting Research Foundation, the advisory board to the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering at UNC Charlotte, alumni board for the Mercer University Stetson School of Business and was a past director of the Robert J. Besal Lighting Education Fund.