JJI Lighting Group has appointed Richard J. Crossland its new president, replacing Robert N. Haidinger, who remains as CEO.

Doug Fleenor Design has added Milton Davis, a veteran on the lighting control networks and distribution front, to its engineering staff.

W.A.C. Lighting and S.L. Hulett & Associates named Matthew Hulett its new sales rep in the western region of North Carolina. The company has introduced an 80-page full-color catalog featuring new track systems and recessed lighting fixtures; the catalog also includes installation and application tips. Contact W.A.C. at phone: 800-526-2588, fax: 800-526-2585, e-mail: sales@waclighting.com, web: www.waclighting.com. W.A.C.'s president, Tony Wang, has announced a 25% sales increase throughout the western US.

TMB Associates has announced that Warren Mays, the company's long-serving technical sales manager, has left the company to join Moodie, Pincu & Associates Inc., manufacturer's representatives in the greater Los Angeles area for Electronic Theatre Controls and other manufacturers of theatrical support equipment. TMB has been appointed the exclusive worldwide stocking distributor for the DMX Data Lynx, an all-in-one DMX router, tester, and disaster recovery unit from Upstaging Inc. TMB is now stocking Data Lynx at all its locations.

Vincent Lighting Systems Inc. has promoted Jason Potts to service manager in its Cleveland office. It has hired Kevin Matz as rental manager in its Pittsburgh office.

LD Hugh Vanstone won the Best Lighting Designer of the Year award at the Laurence Olivier Awards 2001 ceremony, held February 23. Vanstone won the award for his work on two shows, The Cherry Orchard at the Royal National Theatre and The Graduate at the Gielgud.

Raymond Wong, the former group sales director of Sanecore, has become the managing director of Martin Professional's new Hong Kong office. Branch offices will soon be established in Guangzhou, Beijing, and Shanghai.