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Lighting Science Group Hires Benton as V.P. of Professional Sales

Jan. 10, 2011
Lighting Science Group Corp., (Satellite Beach, Fla.): Tom Benton has joined the company as V.P. of professional sales. Benton will manage existing commercial and industrial customer accounts, and the pursuit of new accounts. He will report to Ted ...
Lighting Science Group Corp., (Satellite Beach, Fla.): Tom Benton has joined the company as V.P. of professional sales. Benton will manage existing commercial and industrial customer accounts, and the pursuit of new accounts. He will report to Ted Russ, Lighting Science Group's chief business development officer. Prior to joining Lighting Science Group, Benton worked for 14 years at Cooper Industries and was most recently the vice president of marketing for the wiring devices division. Prior to his most recent position at Cooper Industries, he was director of business development for the $1 billion indoor and outdoor lighting division and director of marketing for the company's industrial, complex environment, outdoor, and modular wiring brands. Benton has an MBA from Emory University and a B.S. in science and marketing from Indiana University.