OSRAM has announced that Grant Wright has been appointed the chief executive officer/chief financial officer (CEO/CFO) of OSRAM Americas and President and CEO/CFO of OSRAM SYLVANIA. The position became effective July 1. Wright takes over the position previously held by Jes Munk Hansen who has been appointed CEO of the newly formed Lamps Business Unit. Wright has been with OSRAM for the past 19 years where he has held different executive-level financial positions. For the past two years he has been the CFO of the Americas region. Prior to joining OSRAM, Wright was at General Electric in their Aircraft Engines and Power Systems divisions.