GE Lighting names Sylvain Lavigne field sales developer/specification engineer, Montreal metro area
By Alyssa Dalton
January 19, 2012 – Steve Parent, district manager, Eastern and Central Canada, GE Lighting, has announced the appointment of Sylvain Lavigne to the position of field sales developer/specification engineer in the Montreal Metropolitan area.
In this newly-created hybrid role as both specification engineer and field sales developer, Lavigne will work with local electrical consulting engineers, lighting designers, architects, and related end users to promote GE Lighting products and solutions. He will also use his experience in the field to provide technical feedback to the GE Lighting product management team.
Lavigne brings to this new role his “strong technical background” as an electrical engineer and more than 25 years of experience working in the lighting industry, the last six of which were spent as an account manager with GE Lighting, said the company. He will continue to be based in Montreal, reporting directly to Parent, with dotted line responsibility to Shelli Sedlak, NA specification engineering team manager, GE Lighting. Lavigne can be reached at 514-215-2742.