Lumileds on boards Jonathan Rich as chief executive officer. Rich’s most recent post was as the director and CEO of Berry Global, a Fortune 500 consumer and materials company from 2010 to 2018. Rich replaces Mark Adams, who will step down as CEO and the board, but will continue in a consulting role in the company.
“I am very pleased to announce that I will join Lumileds and look forward to learning from the company’s differentiated lighting technology base to increase the value we can deliver to customers across diverse industries,” said Rich. “There is a great opportunity for innovation in lighting to have a positive impact on safety and sustainability.”
Before and as a director and CEO of Berry Global, Rich was president and CEO of Momentive, a specialty chemical company based in Albany, New York. Prior to that, he held positions at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, first as chairman of Global Chemicals and then as president of Goodyear’s North American Tire Division. Rich spent his early years at General Electric, first as a research scientist at GE Global Research and then in various positions at GE Plastics. He has a bachelors degree in chemistry from Iowa State University and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has also been a visiting speaker at the Cornell University Johnson School of Business since 2017.
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