Shat-R-Shield Inc. has announced that Gary Williams accepted the position of Southeast regional sales manager. Formerly with Digital Lumens, Williams served as regional sales manager to build a channel sales program utilizing value added resellers, lighting representative agencies, and electrical distributors across the southeastern U.S.
Williams has worked in the electrical industry for over a decade on both the manufacturing side with Digital Lumens as well as distribution via his tenure with Graybar Electrical. When asked about his new employment with Shat-R-Shield Inc., he says, “I am excited to be joining an organization with such a positive reputation in the industry and to be working with a team that is dedicated to exceeding the customer experience on every transaction.”
In response to Williams’ hire, Pam Erickson, vice president of sales and marketing at Shat-R-Shield Inc. mentions that, “Gary brings a wealth of experience as an industry veteran and is positioned to grow Shat-R-Shield’s market presence in the Southeast region. He will make an immediate impact in support of our distributor partners and our rep agencies in the Southeast region.”
Gary Williams’ territory will include Virginia; North Carolina; South Carolina; Eastern Tennessee; Georgia; Florida and the Caribbean where he will work with manufacturer’s representatives to promote Shat-R-Shield safety coated lamp line and niche LED fixtures throughout electrical distribution and end user customers in the food processing, marine, waste water treatment and industrial markets.
Shat-R-Shield Inc. also has announced that Nancy Gao accepted the position of product manager. Formerly with Yankon Lighting, Gao served as senior product manager to build a portfolio of commercial lighting products while providing technical support, product design, pricing definition, market research and inventory management tactics.
Gao has worked in the lighting and semiconductor industry for over a decade. Prior to Yankon, she held positions of senior technical marketing manager, technology program manager, and product development engineer for companies such as GE Lighting, Bridgelux, TE Connectivity and Philips Lighting. Gao has a Master of Material Science and Engineering from Tongji University, a technical background and history of delivering new product introductions and growing LED product offerings.
When asked about her new employment with Shat-R-Shield Inc., she says, “Shat-R-Shield is a company with a brand for almost 50 years, focusing on quality and products. The growth strategy of the company fits my background and career goals and it is a good time for me to grow with this company.”
In response to Gao’s hire, Pam Erickson, vice president of sales and marketing at Shat-R-Shield Inc. mentions that, “We’re excited for Nancy to join the Shat-R-Shield team. Her experience in product development and product management, specifically in lighting, will continue to drive our cadence of new product launches and our roadmap for niche market LED fixture introductions.”