Leviton Manufacturing Co., Melville, N.Y., announced the recent hiring of two new Commercial & Industrial (C&I) sales specialists. Ron Newton and Mike Wilson have joined the expanding Leviton eastern region C&I sales team. Newton will be responsible for Minnesota, North Dakota and parts of Wisconsin. Wilson will be responsible for Eastern Pennsylvania, Central/Southern New Jersey and Northern Delaware.
In their respective regions, each will serve as the first point of contact for the company and the Commercial/Industrial product line to end-users, engineers and specification influences.
Prior to joining Leviton, Newton was a regional sales manager and category manager with Cooper’s Lighting Division. In addition, he has forecasting and purchasing knowledge through experience as a category analyst for a big box retailer, handling a variety of electrical manufacturers. He received his BA and MBA from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine.
Wilson comes to Leviton with strong, diverse set of sales skills developed in the distribution side of the business. He was a successful outside sales person for The Hite Company in Altoona, Pa., for the last seven years. He has also worked for a manufacturer’s rep firm promoting a wide variety of electrical product families, and as an applications analyst at Siemens Energy and Automation in Philadelphia.