SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WattStopper announced today the appointment of Chester L. "Chip" Brown III as Vice President of Service. In his new position at WattStopper, Brown will lead the service organization, including design support, application engineering, field technical services, and technical support teams.
Brown has held numerous senior positions with Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, Brown served as Vice President of Global Support Services for Avaya Communications. Under his direction, the company achieved industry recognition as a world class services and support organization, earning four consecutive J.D. Power and Associates awards for Technology Service and Support Organization and Outstanding Customer Service. Prior to that, he guided the continuous evolution of Oracle's 3,500-employee Global Product Support Organization. Brown earned his BS in Business Information Systems from University of Phoenix and his MS in Management/IS from Colorado Technical University.
WattStopper (www.wattstopper.com), a Legrand group brand, is a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting controls for commercial and residential use. We help customers find convenient ways to save energy, meet green initiatives, and comply with energy codes with our comprehensive range of products, programs, and services. Legrand (www.legrandelectric.com), located in Limoges, France, is the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
Rita A. Renner