OCL Architectural Lighting appoints new President

(USA) – Jimalee Beno appointment hopes to continue growth for OCL.

Jimalee Beno has joined OCL Architectural Lighting as its new President, the company has announced.

Beno comes to OCL with extensive experience in the architectural linear, decorative, and downlighting space. Most recently she was with Acuity Brands, where she served as Vice President of Customer Engagement and before that in several senior specification sales, marketing, and product management positions. 

Prior to Acuity Brands, Beno held the position of Vice President Sales and Marketing for Visa Lighting. 

A graduate of Kent State University, Beno is very active in key industry associations such as IES and IALD. She is currently the President of the IALD Educational Trust Board of Directors and has a long history of supporting industry education and mentoring programs.

OCL has experienced solid growth in share and customers since becoming part of Legrand North America, and Beno’s strong design orientation and deep network in the lighting industry, particularly with the agents and designers, will help the OCL team continue this momentum.