Monday, May 3, 2010

Dialight Welcomes Robert Heaton, Jr. as Director of SSL Sales

20-Year Lighting Sales Veteran to Oversee Dialight’s Growing Solid State Lighting Business

Farmingdale, NJ (May 3, 2010) – Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), an innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced that Robert Heaton, Jr. has joined the Dialight team as Director of Solid State Lighting Sales. Heaton brings more than 20 years of experience in lighting sales to Dialight, where he will oversee the U.S. sales force for the company’s growing solid state lighting business.

Heaton’s experience includes more than four years as Regional Vice President-Southern Region for Hubbell Lighting where he managed three regional sales managers and 18 territorial lighting agencies and grew sales in excess of five percent for two consecutive years. Prior to his work at Hubbell, Heaton served as Director, Recessed Downlighting and Track for Lithonia Lighting and as Area Sales Manager for Lightolier/Genlyte.

“Bob’s experience in the lighting industry spans a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications, and he is a valuable addition to our team,” said Roy Burton, Dialight’s Group Chief Executive. “We are excited to have him on board to help us grow our position as the most energy-efficient, cost-effective and innovative lighting provider in the industry.”

“Dialight’s reputation for innovation, efficiency and safety has made it the world leader in applied LED technology,” Heaton said. “I look forward to working with this incredible team to help commercial and industrial customers realize tremendous energy and cost savings and meet their environmental and sustainability goals by working with Dialight for their lighting needs.”

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