Universal Lighting Technologies a new regional sales manager
Universal Lighting Technologies, a global provider of commercial lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, has hired Richard Smith as regional sales manager for the Midwest region of the United States.
Smith’s main focus will be to grow the Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee markets. In those states, he will build end-user relationships, identify distributor opportunities, and support agents in the region.
“We’re excited to add Richard to the Universal Lighting Technologies’ family,” said Donna Taylor, Universal’s Central Region Vice President. “Throughout his career, Richard has continually exceeded expectations and taken on challenges that have produced growth-oriented results. As an LED solution provider, we are pleased to have Richard on the team providing the quality service and support our customers have come to know and love about our company.”
Smith brings nearly a decade of experience in lighting systems sales to his new role. Previously, he managed lighting agency territories in the Northwest and Southeast U.S. He has held multiple positions in the industry, including specification, contractor and distribution sales.