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Leviton names new sales director

David Johnson will lead energy management, controls and automation team.

BY HBSDealer Staff

Melville, N.Y.-based Leviton promoted David Johnson to director of sales for Leviton’s Energy Management, Controls and Automation (EMC&A) business unit sales team. In his new role, Johnson will oversee Leviton’s independent lighting sales agencies, a national network of regional sales managers, and will direct the company’s demand creation team of technical sales specialists in key markets around the country.

A veteran of the lighting industry for 17 years, Johnson has had a diverse career with strong experience. He began his career at Juno Lighting before moving into a specification sales position with Lightolier in 2003. After six years as a business development manager with Schneider Electric, David joined Leviton in 2012 as the EMC&A central region manager, where he has continuously produced above forecast results for Leviton’s EMC&A and Lighting business divisions, the company says.

“We are thrilled to share the news of David’s promotion, and we are eager to see his continued growth at Leviton in his new position,” said Jeff Beyert, VP of sales for Leviton’s EMC&A business unit. “David’s proven results since joining Leviton combined with his nearly two decades of experience in the industry make him a strong leader among our sales teams, and we congratulate him on this achievement.”

A native and current resident of the Chicagoland area, Johnson holds a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Wisconsin. He is the father to an 11-year-old daughter and 8-year-old son.

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