MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leviton, a leading global manufacturer of electrical devices, is pleased to announce the promotion of John LaMontagne to the position of Vice President of Sales for the company's Lighting Energy Solutions business unit. In his new role, LaMontagne will be responsible for the sales and specification of Leviton's broad portfolio of lighting systems, metering and energy management products.
LaMontagne most recently served as the Director of Technical Sales for Leviton's Lighting Energy Solutions group. He initially joined Leviton in 1994 as a Specification Engineer working for the Electrical Distribution group. He played an integral role in the launch of this group and was instrumental in building Leviton's commercial and industrial initiatives in the Northeast. LaMontagne then moved to a corporate training position where he continued to develop Leviton's technical support and training capabilities. In 2001, he was promoted to Eastern Region Sales Manager of Lighting Management Systems and spearheaded the growth of this significant energy management initiative.
"John has a multitude of valuable skills combined with a deep industry background with focused technical training expertise and experience," said William W. Marshall, Leviton's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "These skillsets will be a key asset as Leviton faces the challenges of an ever-evolving energy solutions marketplace."
He holds an Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Rhode Island and currently resides in Barrington, RI with his wife and three children.
Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc. is one of the largest privately held global providers of electrical wiring devices, data center connectivity solutions and lighting energy management systems. Founded at the turn of the 20th century in America, Leviton has grown to become one of the preeminent leaders in the electrical industry. Today Leviton's product portfolio consists of more than 25,000 devices and systems used in homes, businesses and industry. Proven to be a smart choice, nine out of 10 homes throughout North America have Leviton products installed in them. Builders, electrical contractors and other industry professionals rank Leviton products No. 1 in brand preference. For more information contact Leviton or visit www.leviton.com, http://www.facebook.com/leviton, http://twitter.com/levitonmfg or http://www.youtube.com/user/Levitonmfg.