Emre Güneş joins Ligman

25th June 2018

(Thailand) – Güneş, co-founder of Ağustos Teknoloji and Editor of PLD Türkiye Magazine, joins Ligman as Business Development Director.

Ligman has announced the appointment of Emre Güneş as Business Development Director.

Over the last twelve years, Güneş has become a popular figure within the lighting community, and has been involved in many facets looking at good lighting design; including summits, exhibitions, workshops, Guerilla Lighting, and light walks, and is an active speaker at many renowned international conferences.

Co-founder of Ağustos Teknoloji and Editor of PLD (Professional Lighting Design) Türkiye Magazine, Güneş joins Ligman to focus on business development, with a strong emphasis on European markets, as well as throughout the company’s international regions through social media, working closely within Ligman’s growing team of lighting expertise.

Speaking after the appointment, Güneş said: “Even if I’m not a lighting designer, I’d like to call myself a ‘lighting design advocate’. Being the Editor of PLD Magazine in Turkey for the last twelve years and being part of the lighting design family, I truly believe in the profession and the value it brings to the projects, thus to our lives.

“I could only work with a brand that also shares the same vision. Seeming Martin Valentine join, and talking to Sakchai Manawongsakul [Founder and CEO of Ligman], it’s clear that Ligman also believes in the profession and specification market.”

Martin Valentine, Global Design Director at Ligman, added: “I have known and respected Emre after many years of meeting up at events and discussing lighting, and it is wonderful he agreed to bring his wealth of experience and his dynamism to Ligman.

“It is already a pleasure working with him since he joined us last month. There’s really exciting times ahead, and we look forward to collaborating together for darc room and darc awards / architectural this year.”