Little Neck, NY, November 4, 2008 - Leviton is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Sorensen to the position of Director of National Distribution Accounts for the company's commercial data networking business. In his new post, Sorensen directs the strategic growth of Leviton's complete line of voice and data devices, and builds relationships with key channel partner and end-user markets.
Sorensen joined Leviton in 2006 as Manager of National Accounts, where he achieved an impressive record of consistent sales growth. His previous experience includes positions with Tyco Electronics/DEK, where he was responsible for sales of the company's premise and industrial products worldwide. Previously, as Regional Sales Manager for Prestolite/Krone, he developed strong relationships with large distributors and channel partners, and was a specialist for the company's Lecroy Test Unit in the Eastern United States.
"In his two years with the company, Brian has demonstrated consistent and outstanding performance. I am confident he will direct Leviton's Network Solutions' growth and work to develop solutions that meet our customer needs," said Brad Leland, Leviton's Vice President of Sales for Network Solutions.
Sorensen assumes his new post with impressive credentials, formidable industry knowledge and an extensive managerial and marketing background. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield, and resides in Bloomington, IL with his wife and two children.
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