Streetsboro, OH – April 10, 2013 – Venture Lighting International, a leading manufacturer of Metal Halide lighting systems, is very pleased to announce the promotion of Greg Guisso to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing in Canada.
In his new role, Greg will be responsible for all aspects of Venture Lighting Canada channels as he transitions the management of the company’s activity in Canada from Forbes MacLean, Director of Sales, Industrial/Commercial Sector – Venture Lighting International. Forbes will continue to expand his focus on industrial and commercial opportunities in the America’s.
Greg joined Venture Lighting Canada in April 2008 and has been responsible for the establishment of the company’s extensive network of Independent Manufacturer Representatives across Canada. Over the past five years, Greg has managed sales and marketing activities with the re-introduction of the Venture and Ballastronix brands in the Canadian distribution sector. He has overseen an unprecedented introduction of new products in this market to achieve tremendous growth.
Ken Hawley, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, stated, “Greg’s 23 years of sales management experience in the Canadian electrical and lighting industry, his strong work ethic and his dedication to serving his customers has proven to us that he is the right choice to lead our ongoing efforts in this very important market.”
“Forbes Maclean has done an outstanding job in leading the Canadian Team for many years, and it is very important to us have a smooth transition in management leadership,” says Hawley. “We couldn’t be more pleased with Greg’s performance, and he and Forbes will continue to have a close working relationship as this change is implemented.”
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