Friday, 27 July 2001
Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc, a leading manufacturer of motion picture projection and speciality lighting equipment, has announced the appointment of Greg Smith as vice-president of Strong Entertainment Lighting. Smith, who has worked for Ballantyne for three years, will continue to be based in North Hollywood, California, and will be responsible for the Strong spotlight products, Ballantyne’s SkyTracker and Nocturn products, as well as the Xenotech Britelight products. The company has also announced that Ron Lutsock will head up the company’s North Hollywood Xenotech office.
Smith first came into contact with Strong spotlights during his time as logistic sdirector for Supertramp and other artists during the 1980s. He began his career in the promotion and marketing department of A&M Records in Hollywood.