Lighting Science(R) Appoints Jeremy Cage as New CEO

Lighting Science(R) Appoints Jeremy Cage as New CEO 
Seasoned Brand Builder and Innovator to Lead Next Phase of Company's
SATELLITE BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 12/17/12 --  Lighting Science
Group Corporation(R) (OTCQB: LSCG), a global leader in LED lighting
technology, announced today the appointment of Jeremy Cage as Chief
Executive Officer, effective January 2, 2013. Cage 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. 
Cage replaces Brad Knight, who served as Interim CEO while the Board
worked with an executive search firm, and who will continue to serve
as Chief Operating Officer. 
"We are delighted to have Jeremy join the Lighting Science team,"
said Nic Brathwaite, Chairman of the Lighting Science Board of
Directors. "Jeremy is a proven strategic thinker, inspiring leader,
and brand builder who has successfully introduced major innovations
at some of the world's best known companies, resulting in accelerated
sales volume, profit and market share growth. We are confident that
he will do the same at Lighting Science." 
Over the past decade, Cage served in key executive positions at
PepsiCo, Inc., including Senior VP of Innovation and Insights for its
U.S. Beverage business, Chief Marketing Officer of International
Foods, and, most recently, Senior VP of the Global Snacks Group,
where he was responsible for developing breakthrough strategies,
brand plans, and innovation programs for the beverage giant. While
heading up innovation for its U.S. beverages unit, Cage implemented a
new innovation approach that yielded many breakthroughs, including
the company's industry-leading Dream Machine Recycling program. 
"This is an exciting time to join the talented team at Lighting
Science, as consumers, businesses, municipalities, and governments
worldwide are poised to move into the digital light age," commented
Cage. "I intend to accelerate growth by building on the company's
core competencies of excellence in innovation and strong and
differentiated brand development. We will focus on unleashing the
science of light and sustainable technologies to markets ranging from
major cities, commercial centers, factories and retailers in
developed markets to entire cities and villages in developing and
emerging markets. There is much to do, and I am eager to get
"Jeremy's leadership skills and strategic mindset stood out among the
candidates that were reviewed by the Board and recommended by our
executive search firm," added Steven Wacaster, Board Member and a
Partner at Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P., Lighting Science's largest
shareholder. "We are excited about the vision Jeremy will bring to
Lighting Science." 
Cage, 48, earned a B.A. degree from Wabash College in Crawfordsville,
Indiana. During his 26-year career, he has been a leader in building
brands and businesses for Procter and Gamble, Schering Plough
Healthcare and PepsiCo, Inc. A true global citizen, Jeremy has lived
and worked internationally, spending more than 16 years in Sweden,
England, Venezuela, Brazil, and Mexico. 
About Lighting Science  
Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCQB: LSCG) designs, develops,
manufactures and markets innovative LED lighting solutions across the
globe that are environmentally friendlier and more energy efficient
than traditional lighting products. Lighting Science Group offers
retrofit LED lamps in form factors that match those of traditional
lamps or bulbs and LED luminaires designed for a range of
applications, including public and private infrastructure for both
indoor and outdoor use. Lighting Science Group's Advanced Projects
Group business unit designs, develops and manufactures custom LED
lighting solutions for architectural and artistic projects. Lighting
Science Group is headquartered in Satellite Beach, Florida, and its
European operations are based in Middelburg, The Netherlands. The
Company's products are manufactured in the U.S.A., Mexico and India.
More information about Lighting Science Group is available at 
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Samantha Wood McLarty
Director of Marketing
Lighting Science Group
Phone: (321) 610-9608
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Public Relations
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