Jean Louis Blanchard Named Vice President, Business Development

A.C. Lighting Inc., distributor of world-class lighting, rigging and video technologies is honoured to welcome Jean Louis Blanchard as Vice President, Business Development.

A.C. Lighting has entered into an era of growth. The hire of Jean Louis unfolds the commencement of the company’s strategic development plan for growth, to provide their clients with world class products, backed by world class service.

For over thirty years Jean Louis Blanchard has played a leading role in the audiovisual and multimedia industry. His expertise in distribution and go-to-market strategies is recognized by everyone. As part of its various mandates, he has collaborated with some of the most influential distributors and manufacturers in the industry.

As VP of Business Development, it is Blanchard mandate to oversee and drive the overall growth of the company in North America.

“I am thrilled to join such a great organization.” remarks Jean Louis. “As a Business Consultant, I have been working closely with AC Lighting’s Management Team over the past 18 months and I know that we share the same vision and values. We have ambitious objectives for the company going forward and I am confident that we have the means, resources, experience and know-how to meet these objectives.”

“Fred Mikeska and I have known Jean Louis for many years and we are glad to see him joining A.C. Lighting.” stated JF Canuel, Managing Director for North America. “Over the past few months Jean Louis has worked closely with us in crafting our 5 Year Strategic Development Plan. In my opinion, he is the ideal person to take over responsibility for leading our troops and unfolding our strategic development plan.”


A.C. Lighting, Inc. is a value-added distributor of world-class lighting, associated rigging and video technologies for the theater, film, television, worship, exhibition and commercial markets. A.C. Lighting Inc. is the exclusive North American distributor for premiere brands including Chroma-Q®LED lighting, Jands Vista lighting and media control, LumenRadio wireless lighting controls, ArKaos Pro media servers and Prolyte staging and trussing.

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