The five new sales managers bring a combined 100+ years of lighting industry experience to ABBLighting. They are:
Hector Gannon, National Accounts: Gannon brings more than 25 years of experience with turn-key installation, design specification, manufacturing representation and national distribution. His background includes roles with Fulham, CED, and SLS.
Paul Schooley, East: Schooley has over 25 years of experience in the lighting industry. Twenty of those years were spent with GE Lighting. He has an extensive background in distribution support, end user solicitation and new product introductions.
Nadia Patane, Central: Patane has 8 years of experience in the energy efficient lighting industry and works very closely with reps and distributors to ensure prompt and precise results. She was previously an Inside Sales Manager at MaxLite.
Robert Kilburn, West: This Vietnam-era Marine veteran began his sales career in the 1970’s and launched his own sales agency in 1989. Kilburn’s experience includes Fulham, Progress, and RSK Lighting & Electrical.
John Murphy, Inside Sales: Murphy has spent 17 years in lighting and electrical, in both commercial and residential markets. He worked for Holophane and Sea Gull Lighting, calling on engineers, contractors, and end users.
According to Greg Murphy, President of ABBLighting, “It is the seasoned industry veterans brought on staff that have allowed ABBLighting to grow so quickly. Since launching the company at LightFair 2015, I’m thrilled that our sales, staff, facilities, and inventory are all growing so quickly. It’s allowing us to better serve our customers.”
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