Professional Lighting & Production - Spring 2018 - Page 34

34 PL&P Jean-François “JF” Canuel By Andrew King I f you’ve been keeping up-to-date with the profes- sional lighting trade publications lately, you’ve likely noticed a lot of attention surrounding A.C. Lighting and its family of well-known brands. Celebrating its 15 th anniversary in 2018, the company has enjoyed an impressive growth trend in the last few years, and JF Canuel, the managing director of North American oper- ations, has a lot to do with that. Born an Z\Y[[۝X[ [Y[Y[\œX[ۈ\Y\ۈH]Y[YKZ^[[[[X]\ MHYX\ H x&Y^[Y\[[›Y[[\\[ܝ[Y\XK[Hܛ]\[\\\[X[ۜˈ] KHXYYx&YY[YوHXYXY\[H[YH]›ܝ[]K]8&\[HH؈\[\][ۂX[Y\]\YH]\&Hܛ۝][ۋܚ[\^H\HHوYYXX[ٙX\[Y[[YZYHH\[x&\\[$[[X\XHX\ٝ[8$YX[و\][ۈ[\[YH\K]ܚYH]ܝ[]H\ق]ܛ۝&\X[HX[YX\[H\Yۙ\[X[YX\\و[YK\XYX܈H[\Z[Y[[][Y[[\KX[H][X[HX[YH\وBKˈܛ\[Z[Hو[\Y[HKˋ[[Y[][X[BX[YHHXYوH\[\[x&\ܝ[Y\X[\][ۜ˂[Y[[ٙ\[ۘ[Y[ X[ۈ]Y\ٙ\[ۘ[[ܚ]Y\\HX[Y[KˈY[&\ۙ[™ܛ[[[܈H]\K8'x&\H^]YH^X][›\]YXܛ[8'HH^\ˈ8'[ MH][YYH]˜[8$YSYK[[Z[^8$[[\Y]œY\ܝ]['B[HH[\X[H]HXYHY\[][™X\H[X[YX\[Y[YZ]]8&\H[[HY\[\][]\Y][[\H[Y\[\[H]YY\˜Xܙ[H8$[[H[Y[H\[ۋ8']X\]]\\ۘ[ܛ\[ 8'HHXۋ8'[HX[]HX\][]B\H\XK'BH^\]HX\وKˈY[[ [\X[\BXKTH[HوQY[][ۜ]H[\][ۘ[][\Y[H\ۘ[YYوH\]YX\\Y]B]\٘X[ۈو8']X[ܙX][[[Z[[HۙX[K'B[\[HXZ[]8&\HX[][ۈوY[\H[\X[][\\[[H[[ݘ]]HXY\]Y\[Y[[\X\XX]\ܚˈو\K\؈\]Z\\]H][[۝[X[HXZ[Z[H[\H]Y[KˈY[&\œ[KX[\[\XX\[\]8&\Y[ܚ[›]]Z]H[܈[H[H\[K[Y[\\[H\Y[ܛ۝[[x&\[HٙXB܈][[܈\[\H[\Y\[X]H]HYH\^HقX]]Y\H[H[܈[X[Z[[Z[[ˈB[\XX]\H\X[\X\۸&][]\\[܈H]\[وHY[[X[ۈ[\K\]HKˈY[&\[وٙ\[ۘ[X\\و]K[Y[\۸&]ۙH\\X[HH\[ۈ]\[[XY x&\˜[XYH[ZXYH\و N[^[ۙ X[Y\[[ۙ]\[\XZ܈[]X]]\H[ݙH[H]Z[[܈BXۙ[YH[\[]HYX\8$[\\[Y[H\[x&\œXYH^[[ۋ8'H[] N\[HH[\XYX\8'HB^\ˈ8']Y[H[X][ۈو\ MH[]\\KH\Z[›[ݙH[\[]X[]K[H\[و\Yܙ\]B^]K^YX\][Y[[\x&\H[\^H[HB^]YX] 'BXZ[XYX[HX]H MH[]\\KHYΈ8'H]BXY]Y\Z[\ۙHHHYX][ۈ[\ܚو\X[B[HY][و\Y\[XX[\ܝ]^HݚYB\\Y\ˈH[]X]H\ܛ[X\B[و\\Y\[Z\YX][ۈ\[˸'B[][\HY]܋Z[PYYوٙ\[ۘ[Y[ X[ۋ