Waukegan, Ill.-based AFX, Inc., has named commercial lighting industry veteran Ryan Weems as Director of Sales for its Commercial and Residential business. He will report to Tim Tevyaw, President.

Weems will be responsible for strategic sales and execution of the AFX and the Stonegate by AFX brand portfolios within targeted distribution channels. He will also evaluate and develop alternate channels that support AFX’s business strategy.

Most recently, Ryan worked for Jiawei Technologies (Maximus Lighting and Duracell Lighting) where he was VP/Commercial Lighting & Smart Home. Prior to Jiawei, he was Director of Sales for Texas Fluorescents.