Vernon J. Nagel
Vernon J. Nagel has served as Executive Chairman of Acuity Brands since February 2020. Previously he served as the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from September 2004 to February 2020; as President from August 2005 to August 2019 and as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer from January 2004 through August 2004. Mr. Nagel joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in December 2001. He was formerly a principal with Jepson Associates, Inc.; Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer of Kuhlman Corporation; and Vice President of Finance, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Secretary of Stericycle, Inc. Mr. Nagel received his B.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).