Pierlite, a leading provider of lighting and technology solutions in Australia and New Zealand, has acquired the SenseAgent smart building technology portfolio from Levaux for an undisclosed sum. The transaction bolsters Signify’s Interact smart IoT ecosystem offering by integrating the SenseAgent technology.
SIGNIFY SUCCESSFULY COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF PIERLITE 3rd May 2022 MEDIA RELEASE Pierlite’s acquisition by Signify strengthens its position in the Australian and New Zealand lighting markets Sydney, Australia, Pierlite, a lighting and technology market leader in Australia and New Zealand, today confirms the completion of its acquisition by Signify, the world leader in lighting …
Lydell Stokes and his team aren’t afraid to think beyond lighting in their quest to find innovative solutions and push the boundaries of how business operates. In 2019, Lydell was appointed General Manager of Future Markets and has helped transform Pierlite into a more technologically advanced business. With over 20 years of experience in design technology and consultancy, Lydell has removed the physical and social barriers between teams to create a more transparent, authentic, and digital-first office environment.
At Pierlite, we are on a mission to provide safer spaces. For the past 12 months, Pierlite’s team of product development specialists and engineers have been working with our global partners investigating ways in which UV-C radiation, combined with a HEPA filter, can be leveraged to safely inactivate pathogens and micro-organisms indoors – increasing our ability to resist lockdowns and decrease the impact on the economy.
For me, mentoring comes naturally. As a leader, I believe it’s my responsibility to help and empower my team to achieve their highest potential. Mentorship comes in many forms. It can often simply be open and honest conversations. It doesn’t have to always be structured or formal. In fact, I would contend the best form of mentorship is the type that’s built on a foundation of vulnerability and mutual understanding.
An organisation’s workplace structure shapes the way people interact and collaborate. Right from the beginning, I’ve always wanted my team to effectively communicate with each other. That’s why I’m a strong advocate for horizontal workplace hierarchies. It’s the way I choose to lead my amazing team at Pierlite. My way of leading involves connecting with everyone I work with, regardless of their job titles or areas of expertise. I like to take an empathetic view in understanding what it’s like from their position.
A NEW CHAPTER FOR PIERLITE 9th February 2022 MEDIA RELEASE GLG to sell Pierlite business to world lighting leader Signify The Board of the Gerard Lighting Group (GLG) has signed a contract for the sale of GLG’s Pierlite business to Signify N.V (Signify), a world leader in lighting and technology solutions. Formerly known as …
As business leaders and managers, we have access to a range of data. From employee key performance indicators (KPIs) to sales, this information allows us to view the business from a holistic perspective. The inner workings of our business can be encapsulated in intricate detail, offering us key information to ensure we make the right decisions. But why is it that some businesses choose not to share this data with their teams? In this article, I will explain how data transparency can improve your workplace culture and productivity.
Empowerment. It’s a word that we often hear thrown around as some sort of goal, as a value, a sign of good workplace culture, and a hallmark of effective leadership. But what does “empowerment” really mean? It’s one of those leadership principles that is often misunderstood and difficult to put into action. Why does individual and collective empowerment even matter in the workplace, what do we gain from empowerment, are there any tangible benefits that come with it?
Humans are social creatures. Yet, during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have gone from seeing our colleagues at work every day to working from our homes. Now, remote work has become business as usual. But how does this affect us and the work we produce? As leaders and managers, what can we do to maintain our team’s work performance and happiness without physically seeing them?