W.A.C. Lighting Appoints Chris Johnston Western Regional Sales Manager
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W.A.C. Lighting Company
44 Harbor Park Drive
Port Washington, NY, 11050
Press release date: May 26, 2007
CITY OF INDUSTRY, CALIF. --- W.A.C. Lighting General Manager Shelley Wang has appointed Chris Johnston to Western Regional Sales Manager. W.A.C. Lighting is a leading designer and manufacturer of track, recessed, undercabinet, decorative and monorail lighting.
In his new position, Mr. Johnston will work closely with lighting showrooms and residential sales agencies to continue the growth of W.A.C. Lighting. In addition, he will work with designers, engineers, specifiers and commercial sales agencies to grow W2 Architectural Lighting, W.A.C. Lighting's commercial division. Mr. Johnston will oversee sales in all states west of the Mississippi, as well as Mexico and Central America. He is based out of the firm's West Coast Distribution Center in City of Industry, California. His direct phone line is 909.468.1114 and his email address is Chris.Johnston@waclighting.com.
Mr. Johnston brings more than 25-years of lighting industry experience. His last position was with Lightolier as a Senior Sales Representative. He has also been a principal of the JLA-Johnston Lighting Associates sales agency representing several lighting manufacturers. In addition, he served as General Manager for Channelite, a manufacturing company of lighting display systems, and worked for Nutone as a Sales Rep, National Quotations Manager and Cost Accounting Supervisor.
Mr. Johnston has been an active member of the ALA (American Lighting Association), with his last position being the Chairperson of the Education Foundation's Board of Trustees.
Mr. Johnston attended the University of Miami, Ohio School of Architecture and the University of Cincinnati.
About W.A.C. Lighting W.A.C. Lighting has developed a stellar reputation for a high quality product line backed by an extraordinary level of service. Superlative customer service features an unprecedented shipping record (96% of orders shipped within 48 hours), a state-of-the-art SAP software system; new service professionals; updated product literature (including a new full-size catalog), and a strong lineup of point-of-purchase displays.
The firm also offers extensive manufacturing capabilities, product development and engineering in its ISO 9001-certified, production facilities and offices in China, as well as a west coast distribution center and offices in City of Industry, Calif., an expanded corporate headquarters and east coast distribution center in Garden City, NY, and a new state-0f-the-art showroom in Dallas.
Innovative and integrated systems technology are hallmarks of the W.A.C. Lighting product line. Most recently the firm has introduced a new Bronze finish in its Low Voltage Monorail System and Counter Balance Adjustables family, stunning blown-glass pendants, Flexrail1- a new line voltage monorail system, new undercabinet lighting fixtures, and more.
Its extensive line includes: a Low Voltage Monorail System; a Line and Low Voltage Recessed Line; Undercabinet Lighting; and Crystal Beauty Spots. Also offered are Glass Companion Wall Sconces and Pendants, Counter Balance Adjustables, Monopoints and Multipoints; State-of-the-Art Transformers; and accessories.
W.A.C. Lighting is headquartered at 615 South Street, Garden City, New York 11530. The phone is 1.800.526.2588, and the fax is 1.800.526.2585. The email address is firstname.lastname@example.org and the website is www.waclighting.com