Little Neck, NY, December 3, 2008 -- Leviton is pleased to announce the appointment of Willy Frogner to lead the company's expansion into Europe. As Business Development Manager for European Sales, headquartered in Oslo, Frogner will spearhead sales of the company's line of residential home networking and commercial voice and data products throughout the European continent.
Frogner brings to his new post with Leviton more than 25 years of experience developing, marketing and selling electrical products. Prior to joining Leviton, he worked for the CETgroup as a sales manager for their Norwegian operations. He also held positions as a marketing manager for Schneider Electric and as a Product Manager for Norwesco.
"Willy brings an excellent background and track record of success in the industry to his new position with Leviton, and we are delighted to have him on board leading our expansion into Europe. His strong ties with distributors and agents combined with his knowledge of the marketplace are assets that bode well for our success in this exciting new market for us," said Bruno Filio, Leviton's Vice President of International Business Development.
Frogner's academic background includes studies in electrical, low-voltage and communications systems in Oslo. For more information, contact Leviton Manufacturing Co., 59-25 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362-2591, or visit our Web site at www.leviton.com.