• 16-JUL-2018

Acuity Brands Canada Named 2018 IMARK Canada Vendor of the Year

Acuity Brands Canada Named 2018 IMARK Canada Vendor of the Year
ATLANTA – July 16, 2018 – Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that its subsidiary, Acuity Brands Lighting Canada, Inc., was selected as the IMARK Canada’s (“IMARK”) 2018 “Vendor of the Year”, receiving the award at IMARK’s Annual Meeting. The prestigious Vendor of the Year award recognizes Acuity Brands Lighting Canada’s industry-leading support in sales, service, marketing and product excellence over the past 12 months.

As a member-owned, member-governed marketing group of wholesale electrical distributors, IMARK represents more than 3,000 distributor locations. The award winner was selected by IMARK’s member companies. Criteria in rating preferred suppliers were items such as: annual sales growth and overall performance, marketing support for IMARK programs, new product promotion and communication activities, IMARK member training and sales engagement, and creative efforts to serve new IMARK members.

“Receiving the IMARK Canada Vendor of the Year distinction affirms that we continue to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations, and we are most appreciative of the business partnership we have with IMARK,” said Greg Holm, Vice President and General Manager, Acuity Brands Lighting Canada.

For additional information, please visit Acuity Brands at www.acuitybrands.com and the IMARK Group online.

About Acuity Brands  
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 billion, Acuity Brands currently employs over 12,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company's products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting(TM), Winona® Lighting, Juno®, Indy(TM), Aculux®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Antique Street Lamps(TM), Sunoptics®, Distech Controls®, nLight®, ROAM®, Sensor Switch®, Power Sentry®, IOTA®, Atrius(TM) and Lucid®. Visit us at www.acuitybrands.com.