Bonacci to Lead WattStopper Sales Force

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – WattStopper has appointed Bob Bonacci as Vice President of Sales, effective September 1, 2013. In this role, Bonacci will lead the company’s North American sales team.

Bonacci comes to WattStopper with 23 years of sales experience in the electrical device industry, including more than eight years with Legrand. During his tenure at Legrand, Bonacci held increasingly senior positions, most recently as Vice President of Strategic Accounts & Sales Productivity. Prior to holding that position, he served as Director of National Accounts. Bonacci came to Legrand from his position as Regional Sales Manager with Lamson and Sessions.

“We are delighted to welcome Bob to the WattStopper team. He brings a breadth of experience and knowledge of the industry that is hard to match. Under his leadership, we are confident that WattStopper will continue to offer the sales support and expertise our customers have relied on for nearly 30 years. At the same time, Bob has the vision to help position our company for future growth and vitality in the rapidly evolving controls space,” notes Dean Pournaras, President.

Bob has a BA in Journalism from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and lives in Arlington, Massachusetts with his wife and daughter. He is a member of NAED and the Sales Management Association.

WattStopper (, a Legrand group brand, is a leading manufacturer of energy efficient lighting controls for commercial and residential use. We help customers find convenient ways to save energy, meet green initiatives, and comply with energy codes with our comprehensive range of products, programs, and services. Legrand (, located in Limoges, France, is the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

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