As CEO of LEDVANCE, Lawrence Lin will dedicate his full energy at further driving the company’s transformation into one of the global leaders in LED-based general lighting. He brings 20 years of vast international experience in the global LED lighting industry into his CEO position.
From 2011 until 2018, Lawrence held senior management roles at LEDVANCE’s parent company MLS. After several years of managing the business of Forest Lighting, an MLS-owned finished lighting product company, in China and the USA, Lin was appointed Executive General Manager of MLS in 2015. From then until joining LEDVANCE, Lawrence played a key role in the strong business growth of MLS, driving sales revenues from around 3.8 billion Chinese Yuan (around 480 million Euro) to 8 billion Chinese Yuan (around 1 billion Euro) and in expanding MLS’ global sales network. In that period, he was also instrumental in the acquisition of LEDVANCE and has been one of the key liaisons. Prior to joining MLS, he gained extensive management experience at leading Asian LED lighting companies, holding positions across various fields such as Production, Sales & Marketing and Supply Chain Management.