Melville, New York, September 13, 2010- Leviton is pleased to announce the appointment of David Weigand to the position of Northwest Regional Sales Manager for the company's Lighting Management Systems business. In his new post, Weigand will focus on expanding the market for Leviton's integrated line of lighting energy management products throughout the Northwest region. The offering includes occupancy sensors, whole-building energy management controls, daylight harvesting systems and other commercial lighting management products and systems.
Weigand began his career with Leviton as a product manager for the company's lighting management systems business and was named National Accounts Manager in 2008. In a career spanning more than 30 years, he has worked in the lighting consulting, contracting and commercial construction industries, in addition to the public utility sector, where he established energy incentive programs for Portland General Electric, Pacific Power, Washington Water Power and the Bonneville Power Administration.
Before joining Leviton, he worked as manager of lighting and electrical standards for the Starbucks Coffee chain, where he developed standards for energy efficiency and created lighted environments that enhanced customer satisfaction. He also held positions as a specification/contractor sales representative for Harry L. Stearns, Inc., Senior Engineer for A&C Enercom, Inc. and Electrical Designer for Interface Engineering Company. Weigand holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Portland State University.
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 or visit www.leviton.com.