Orion Energy Systems is pleased to announce that Omar Rivera has joined the team with primary responsibility to lead our channel development efforts. This aligns with Orion’s strategic initiative to continue to support growth of our indirect sales channels.
Omar Rivera Appointed Divisional Vice President Channel Development (Photo: Business Wire)

Omar Rivera Appointed Divisional Vice President Channel Development (Photo: Business Wire)

With more than 25 years in the industry, Omar’s extensive lighting background most recently includes three years as GE Lighting Solutions North America Product Manager with national and global rollout responsibility for both traditional and LED product lines, and three years as GE Industrial & Commercial Specification Engineer calling on architects, engineering and lighting design firms. Additionally, Omar owned Pacific Lighting Dynamics, an energy saving company and lighting distribution business, and held several distribution sales and account manager roles for Osram/Sylvania and Grainger.

Omar is a Certified Lighting Energy Professional by the Association of Energy Engineers and is Lighting Certified by the Illuminating Engineering Society. He has been recognized with various distribution sales awards by Osram/Sylvania, Grainger and GE.

“We are excited that Omar has chosen to join the team. His wealth of experience in the lighting industry will be a tremendous asset,” stated John Scribante, CEO.

Omar is a graduate of California Coast University with a bachelor of business administration in business/commerce. Omar is also the previous Director of Hispanic Relations at the United States Chamber of Commerce.

About Orion: Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: OESX) is a leading power technology enterprise that designs, manufactures and deploys energy management systems – consisting primarily of high-performance, energy-efficient lighting platforms, intelligent wireless control systems and direct renewable solar technology for commercial and industrial customers – without compromising their quantity and quality of light.

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