Jeremy Cage was named CEO of the global LED lighting firm Lighting Science Group.
Cage, 48, was selected to lead the company based on his experience in building major brands, his success in developing commercially-appealing technologies and bringing them to market, as well as his distinguished track record of strengthening business models and improving operational efficiencies, according to a statement by Lighting Science Group.
Cage replaces Brad Knight, who served as interim CEO while the board worked with an executive search firm. Knight will continue to serve as COO.
Over the past decade, Cage served in executive positions at PepsiCo, Inc., including SVP of Innovation and Insights for its U.S. Beverage business, chief marketing officer of International Foods, and, most recently as SVP of the global snacks group.
"We are delighted to have Jeremy join the Lighting Science team," said Nic Brathwaite, chairman of the Lighting Science board. "Jeremy is a proven strategic thinker, inspir