AFX Announces New President and CEO Transition

3/25/2014 4:00 PM

WAUKEGAN, IL, March 25, 2014 - AFX Inc., an industry leader for over 75 years in energy-efficient lighting, today announced the appointment of Tim Tevyaw as President of AFX. Bill Solomon, current President, will transition to the role of Chief Executive Officer for AFX.

Tim, a 15 year veteran of AFX, most recently served as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing where he led sales growth recovery from the start of the recession in 2008 and was integral in development and execution of successful growth strategies for AFX.

“For over a decade, Tim has worked alongside me, and his assumption of the President role is a natural and well-deserved transition,” said Bill Solomon.  “I am pleased for him and the organization, and the continuity he represents as he commences leadership of AFX.”

As CEO, Bill Solomon will continue development of the strategic direction for AFX.

In his new role Tim will be responsible for developing the high performance culture and organization that will support the AFX long-range strategic vision and growth objectives. “Our mission is to fulfill the promise of the AFX brand,” stated Tim Tevyaw. “Our passion is to deliver the best lighting solutions for any customer in any environment.”

Tim joined American Fluorescent in 1998 as Director of National Accounts for the DIY and Hardware channels, successfully growing the business for those channels. In 2006, he was promoted to Vice-President of Sales with responsibility for the Commercial, Residential and Retail Sales channels. In 2011, Tim was promoted to Vice-President of Sales and Marketing.