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Acuity Brands, Inc. (AYI)

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Acuity Brands, Inc.

1170 Peachtree Street, NE
Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30309
United States

IndustryDiversified Electronics
Full Time Employees11,800

Key Executives

Mr. Vernon J. NagelChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres5.66M32.21M60
Mr. Richard K. ReeceChief Financial Officer and Exec. VPN/AN/A61
Mr. Mark A. BlackExec. VP and Pres of Acuity Brands Lighting IncN/AN/A56
Mr. C. Dan Smith Jr.Sr. VP, Sec. and TreasurerN/AN/A52
Mr. Barry R. GoldmanSr. VP and Gen. Counsel of Acuity BrandsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Acuity Brands, Inc. designs, produces, and distributes various lighting solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company offers lighting and controls products and solutions, including recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; down, decorative, emergency and exit, track, daylighting, special-us, street and roadway, parking garage, and underwater lighting; area pedestrian, flood, and decorative site lighting; landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photo controls; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. It also provides modular wiring products, light emitting diode drivers, glass products, and inverters; and services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems. The company markets its products under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Gotham, Mark Architectural Lighting, Winona Lighting, Healthcare Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Carandini, Antique Street Lamps, Sunoptics, RELOC Wiring Solutions, eldoLED, Distech Controls, and Acuity Controls brand names. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, utility distributors, national accounts, U.S. government and municipalities, lighting showrooms, original equipment manufacturers, and energy service companies. The company sells through independent sales agents, electrical wholesalers, and sales representatives, as well as through a network of distribution centers, regional warehouses, and commercial warehouses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Corporate Governance

Acuity Brands, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.