Paul Johnson joins Venture Lighting International as director of Strategic Marketing and Business Development
By Alyssa Dalton
February 18, 2011
Venture Lighting International, a manufacturer of Metal Halide Lighting systems, has announced that Paul Johnson has joined the company as director of Strategic Marketing and Business Development.
“Paul’s proven track record of building brands and driving new product development for industrial products will bring us tremendous benefits as we continue to grow our North American and Global presence” said Ken Hawley, vice president of Sales and Marketing. “Paul’s customer facing experience on the channel side will help us explore new creative avenues to more effectively communicate the benefits of metal halide lamp technology.”
“I am excited to be working to drive the growth behind the brand that created and still leads the metal halide lamp and system category,” added Johnson. “Venture Lighting is poised to grow and continue to be an innovator in providing customers the right light for their applications.”
Johnson comes with 25 years of experience in the electrical industry, holding sales, marketing and management positions at Cooper Industries – Bussmann Division, Littelfuse, Daniel Woodhead Company, Ericson Manufacturing and Halex, including a three-year assignment in Europe as director of Marketing.