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Cooper announces new Canadian team members February 2010

February 8, 2010 | By Anthony Capkun

Cooper Lighting Canada’s vice-president of sales & marketing, Robert Conway, recently announced several appointments to the Canadian team:

Derek Bussey is the marketing manager for the Ametrix, Corelite,
Failsafe, Metalux, MWS and Neoray brands. He has been involved in the
electrical and lighting industry for over 10 years. Before joining
Cooper Lighting in 2007, he held various marketing and technical sales
positions with Stanpro Lighting and Beghelli Canada. Prior to this
assignment, he served as marketing manager for Cooper Controls, HID and
Outdoor Products. Bussey is pursuing his LC (Lighting Certified)
designation and holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of

Haidee Lam, LC, is the marketing manager for the Invue, iO, Lumark,
MgGraw-Edison, RSA and Shaper brands. She has 10+ years of experience in
application engineering, project management and lighting design. She
rejoined Cooper after spending the past three years as a lighting
designer at The Lighting Practice in Philadelphia, Pa. Lam holds a
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from the University of

John Bouls is the brand manager for Lumiere. In addition to his current
responsibilities as marketing communication manager, Bouls is
responsible for directing and supporting Cooper Lighting’s factory and
agent sales organizations while the company strives to expand its market
share in the interior and exterior ambient segments. Bouls holds a
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Culture and Information Technology
(CCIT) and Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, both from the University of
Toronto. He also holds a Certificate of Digital Communications from
Sheridan College, and is working toward becoming Lighting Certified.


Trevor Peyton is now a sales and marketing specialist for Cooper
Controls. He most recently served as a national account manager with
Philips-Canlyte, and possesses 11+ years of experience in the lighting
industry. As part of this new role, he is responsible for developing,
implementing and supporting growth strategies across the enterprise that
will lead to increased market share in Cooper’s Lighting Controls
segment. Peyton is Lighting Certified, and holds a Technologist Diploma
in Electrical Engineering from the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology
(with a CET designation).

Finally, Mohammad Younus serves as manager, post sales and warranty.
Younus joins the team from Siemens, where he served as a senior warranty
coordinator. He possesses over 14 years of experience in root cause
analysis, service coordination and warranty resolution. Younus holds an
Electronics Engineering degree from NED University of Engineering and
Technology, Pakistan.

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