People June 11, 2004

June 11, 2004
Thomas & Betts Corp. (Memphis, Tenn.): Jeffrey Greene has joined the company as vice president of marketing for electrical products in the United States.

Thomas & Betts Corp. (Memphis, Tenn.): Jeffrey Greene has joined the company as vice president of marketing for electrical products in the United States. Greene joins Thomas & Betts from Leviton Manufacturing Co., where he spent the last 13 years in several roles, most recently as product and marketing director, commercial, industrial and power quality divisions.

Tork Inc. (Mount Vernon, N.Y.): Anthony “Tony” Collins has been appointed director of sales and marketing. Collins’ electrical industry experience includes positions within distribution as well as manufacturers and a national buying group.

Wago Corp. (Germantown, Wis.): Walter Brooks joins the company as regional sales manager covering the area of Georgia and South Carolina. Brooks comes to WAGO after spending six years with Automation Intelligence Inc., most recently as regional sales manager.

Genesis Cable Systems LLC (Pleasant Prairie, Wis.): Steve Sterling has been appointed product manager. He brings more than 20 year of cable industry experience, most recently as product manager, low voltage products at Communications Supply Corp. (CSC).

Westinghouse Lighting Corp. (Philadelphia): With more than 12 years of experience in the consumer products field, including nine years in sales and marketing with Philips Lighting Co., Patty Isabella joins Westinghouse as light bulb marketing manager.

Leviton Manufacturing Co. Inc. (Little Neck, N.Y.): Kenneth Vannice, project manager and certification engineer for Leviton’s lighting control division, was inducted as a fellow by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) at its 44th Annual Conference and Stage Expo held recently in Long Beach, Calif. The lifetime designation of USITT fellow is presented to an elite group of members who have made significant contributions to theatre and the work of the Institute.

BICSI (Building Industry Consultant Services International, Baltimore, Md.): Donna French Dunn has been appointed executive director. She brings with her vast knowledge and experience in the management of not-for-profit associations. Since August 1998, Dunn has served as the executive director of the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA).

A.O. Smith Electrical Products Co. (Milwaukee): With nearly 17 years of purchasing and manufacturing management experience with companies that include General Electric Industrial Systems and McDonnell Douglas Aircraft, Timothy Harris joins A.O. Smith Electrical Products Co. as vice president global materials.

Ametek Solidstate Controls (Columbus, Ohio): Bob George has been appointed manager corporate quality systems. George is a 25-year veteran of Solidstate Controls, working in several manufacturing and quality-related positions.

L.H. Dottie Co. (Commerce, Calif.): Stephen C. Meli joins the company as regional sales manager. He’ll provide his expertise to the Pacific Northwest territory with a focus on Washington state as well as working with Dottie representatives in Idaho, Oregon and Alaska. Meli spent the last 14 years as an area sales manager within the electrical industry in Oregon, Idaho and Alaska.

Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting (Simi Valley, Calif.): Darrin Wood has been named national sales manager commercial and industrial accounts. With nearly 18 years experience in landscape lighting sales, Wood most recently oversaw specification sales for rep firm California Lighting Sales. Additionally, Laurel Madden was recently named regional sales manager for Colorado, southern Idaho, Utah and Wyoming. Dwight Faires has been tapped as the new district trainer for the southwestern United States.

Interconnect Devices Inc. (IDI, Kansas City, Kan.): Susan Curry has been appointed quality planning manager. Curry joins IDI after owning her own consulting business and after many years in quality planning.

World Class Wire & Cable Inc. (New Berlin, Wis.): Stewart Later has joined the company as regional sales manager covering the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic territories. Later has more than 30 years of industry experience in various engineering, sales and market development functions.

Burmeister (Minneapolis): Brad Slocum was named business development manager and brings valuable experience in management and information technology to his new position. His primary focus will be ERP implementation and enhanced business initiatives (EBI). In addition, Bob Meyer has accepted a new role and will begin his transition from HVTL operations to the application engineering department.