Universal Lighting Technologies has announced the appointment of Stu Sumner as the new vice president of sales for the West Coast of the United States. With close to 20 years of lighting industry experience, Sumner has held a number of leadership positions with major lighting companies such as Hubbell Lighting, Cooper Lighting, and OSRAM SYLVANIA. In his new position, Sumner will oversee all sales initiatives for the company’s West Coast region.