Xicato (San Jose, Calif.): Electrical industry veteran Dave Levinson is now with the LED manufacturer as vice president of sales. He will be responsible for leading Xicato's commercial organization in the U.S. and Canada, with specific focus on the development of Xicato's OEM partners, end-user and specification markets. Levinson comes to Xicato from Philips Lighting Electronics (Advance) in Rosemont, Ill., where he most recently served as VP and general manager of the Fluorescent Electronics Business line. Prior to this role, Levinson held senior executive leadership positions with Philips over the past 18 years, including V.P. of marketing and product management and V.P. of distribution sales.