SARASOTA, Fla., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mel Interiano CEO of Evolucia Inc. (OTCBB & OTCQB: ILED) announces today the appointment of Paul Montesino as the company's Global Vice President of Marketing and General Manager of the Lighting Controls and Accessories Division. Montesino brings 16 years of lighting sales and marketing experience and joins the Evolucia Strategic Executive Team. He will be responsible for global product marketing, field and application engineering and technical customer service. " Paul Montesino brings the right balance of extensive product knowledge and market intelligence to quickly move Evolucia to the next level in sales and product development," said Mel Interiano, CEO. "His background and drive will help our company launch our next generation of interior and exterior lighting solutions, as well as move our company into the growing intelligent lighting controls and accessories space." During his lighting career, Montesino has held manufacturer's representative, energy management consultant positions at various energy services organizations. He was business development manager for Philips Lighting and a Product Marketing Manager for Osram Sylvania where he was instrumental in delivering successful years of positive sales growth for the Solid State Lighting Group in the Refrigeration and General Lighting market segments. Most recently, Montesino served Director of Sales and Business Development for eldoLED Americas where he successfully executed the North American business strategy for LED Drivers and Controllers for the OEM market and at the same time developed the company's product performance message to Lighting Designers and Specifier agents. "The Evolucia product portfolio is growing with the addition of next generation infrastructure lighting solutions, interior and exterior retrofit products and intelligent control systems. I am excited to be part of a company on the threshold of dramatic growth and proud to be joining a dedicated team of lighting experts," Montesino said.