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Atlanta, GA
5001 to 10000 employees
2001
Company - Public (AYI)
Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown
Acuity Brands is committed to providing customer-driven, smart and simple solutions that offer quality lighting and building automation. Our century of tradition, our current financial strength and our commitment to a sustainable future, ensure our ability to grow, innovate and ... Read more

Mission: Provide Customer-driven smart and simple solutions that offer quality lighting and building automation solutions and value-added benefits by empowering world-class talent to create and leverage our industry-leading portfolio of products, technology, software, and services; drive ... Read more

Acuity Brands Reviews

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Acuity Brands Chairman, President, and CEO; President and CEO, Acuity Brands Lighting Vern Nagel
Vern Nagel
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  • "Lots of opportunities, and challenges"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Conyers, GA
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    I have been working at Acuity Brands full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    They are the largest lighting mfg in NA. They are the market leader due to being a relatively early innovator for a company of their size and being the incumbent. The CEO Vern Nagel has made some savvy choices in management and strategic acquisitions. It's always has been a freindly environment to work in - good people. 4-day 10-hr work week.

    Cons

    Competetive environment - no room for slackers. Despite wins they are still a huge company (for their category) and the pace of change can be frustrating. There is a recognition of the need for change but it's hard for this company to let go of their traditional business or truly embrace ideas that conflict with it.

    Advice to Management

    True change in a time of market disruption will hurt.

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Acuity Brands Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Acuity Brands in April 2017.

    Interview

    After a phone screening with the hiring manager, I was invited onsite for interviews with the hiring manager, team lead, and two developers of the team for 45 minutes each.

    Interview Questions

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Acuity Brands Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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