Ray M. Robinson
Ray Robinson has served as director of Acuity Brands Inc. since 2001. Mr. Robinson has been the non-executive chairman of Citizens Trust Bank since May 2003. He was the president of Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club from May 2003 to December 2005 and President Emeritus since December 2005. Mr. Robinson was the Chairman of Atlanta’s East Lake Community Foundation from November 2003 to January 2005 and has been Vice Chairman since January 2005. From 1996 to 2003 he served as the President of the Southern Region of AT&T Corporation. Mr. Robinson is also currently a director of Aaron’s Inc., American Airlines, and Avnet, Inc. (Lead Director) and was previously a director of Choicepoint Inc., Mirant Corporation, and RailAmerica, Inc.
Mr. Robinson was selected as a director because of his extensive service on other public company boards, sales and marketing experience gained through senior leadership positions, extensive operational skills from his tenure at AT&T, and longstanding involvement in civic and charitable leadership roles in the community qualify him to serve as a director of our board of directors.