MELVILLE, N.Y., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton announced the recent hiring of two new Commercial & Industrial (C&I) sales specialists, as Ron Newton and Mike Wilson have joined the expanding Leviton eastern region Commercial/Industrial sales team. In their new roles, Mr. Newton will be responsible for Minnesota, North Dakota and parts of Wisconsin. Mr. Wilson will be responsible for Eastern Pennsylvania, Central/Southern New Jersey and Northern Delaware.
In their respective regions, each will serve as the first point of contact for the company and the Commercial/Industrial product line to end-users, engineers and specification influences. They will position the formidable commercial, industrial, and energy management product portfolio within their prescribed sales territories to enable the company to exceed market growth rates.
"Both Ron Newton and Mike Wilson possess the skillset, talent and industry knowledge that we value at Leviton," said Jeff Carden, Leviton's Eastern Director of C&I Sales. "We are pleased to welcome them to our sales team and look forward to their success in helping Leviton's business continue to grow and provide greater value to our industry partners."
Prior to joining Leviton, Ron Newton was a Regional Sales Manager and Category Manager with Cooper's Lighting Division. In addition, he has forecasting and purchasing knowledge through experience as a category analyst for a big box retailer, handling a variety of electrical manufacturers. Mr. Newton received his BA and MBA from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine.
Mike Wilson comes to Leviton with strong, diverse set of sales skills developed in the distribution side of the business. He was a successful outside sales person for The Hite Company in Altoona, PA, for the last seven years. He has also worked for a manufacturer's rep firm promoting a wide variety of electrical product families, and as an applications analyst at Siemens Energy and Automation in Philadelphia, PA.
Leviton is the smart choice, providing the most comprehensive range of solutions to meet the needs of today's residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Leveraging more than a century of experience, Leviton helps customers create sustainable, intelligent environments through its electrical wiring devices, network and data center connectivity solutions, and lighting energy management systems. From switches and receptacles, to daylight harvesting controls, networking systems, and equipment for charging electric vehicles, Leviton solutions help customers achieve savings in energy, time and cost, all while enhancing safety. For over 107 years Leviton has been a family owned and managed manufacturer. For more information, visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/leviton or http://www.youtube.com/Levitonmfg.