The company founder sells shares to certain employees as Contrast Lighting banks on the commitment, dedication and expertise of its employees. An executive committee is setup with Benoît Dupuy as the President and CEO. The values which have made the reputation and the success of Contrast Lighting throughout the years remain the foundation of the new management force. The company introduces a collection of LED products. The European market beckons and Contrast Lighting establishes a warehouse in France and hires Sales Representatives locally.