Leviton Appoints Carrella Director of Technology for Distribution Marketing and Sales

Position focuses on use of technology to support customer needs

Melville, New York, August 30, 2010- Leviton is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Carrella to the position of Director of Technology for Distribution Marketing and Sales. In his new role, Carrella will lead the implementation of cost-effective technology solutions to support Leviton's customer-centric marketing and sales initiatives. He will additionally focus on streamlining process efficiencies, reducing administrative overhead and delivering solutions that support Leviton's "go green" mandate through its sales channels.

"In today's demanding business world, having someone that can facilitate technology connections with key customers, while reducing administrative time and overhead for sales professionals is a critical imperative," said Bill Marshall, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Leviton. "Chris' primary role is to help us achieve these goals. The fulfillment of these goals enables us to serve our customers more efficiently."

Carrella arrives at his new post with a solid background in Information Management. In a career spanning over 20 years, he has held various previous positions at Leviton where he led project teams through the process of implementing new software solutions. Carrella played an instrumental role in upgrading the company's Oracle ERP systems, implementing its facility-wide PBX system and integrating export compliance systems.

Before joining Leviton, he held a variety of positions in the information technology field with Cablevision, Publishers Clearing House and Chase Auto Finance. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from C.W. Post College.

About Leviton

Leviton is a global leader in electrical wiring devices, data center connectivity solutions and lighting energy management systems. A member of the USGBC (United States Green Building Council), Leviton was founded at the turn of the 20th century, and has grown to become a preeminent leader in the industry. Today Leviton's product portfolio consists of over 25,000 devices and systems used in homes, businesses and industry. Nine out of ten buildings and homes throughout North America use products made by Leviton and builders, electrical contractors and other industry professionals rank Leviton products #1 in brand preference. Leviton products are the smart choice for smart professionals. 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.


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