MELVILLE, N.Y. – Leviton announced the promotion of Brian Sorensen to Vice President of US Sales, Network Solutions, with an effective start date of September 1, 2023. Sorensen will assume the role from Brad Leland who will retire on January 2, 2024.
“Since joining Leviton more than 17 years ago, Brian has played a key role in our company’s growth and industry relationships,” said Daryoush Larizadeh, Leviton President and CEO. “Brian brings a deep understanding of the Leviton business, and we are excited that he will lead our network solutions sales organization.”
“We are grateful for Brad Leland’s contributions in developing and leading our network solutions sales team and wish him the best for his retirement,” added Larizadeh.
Since beginning his career as a national account manager at Leviton in 2006, Sorensen supported global relationships across diverse geographies, meeting strategic objectives to support value added distribution. In his new role, Sorensen will leverage his relationship skills to help Leviton capitalize on technology convergence and globalization.
“We are thrilled to have Brian step into this role with his leadership qualities and strong relationship skills,” said Randy Mortensen, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing at Leviton. “During his time at Leviton, Brian has been responsible for managing relationships with some of Leviton’s largest partners. He consistently exceeds plan objectives, while providing profitable growth for Leviton’s partners.”
“I have had the honor of working with Brad for several years, and he has been instrumental in developing and leading our network solutions sales team in that time,” said Mortensen. “Prior to his retirement in January, Brad will closely partner with Brian to ensure a seamless and successful transition for our customers at Leviton.”
Leland joined Leviton as the vice president of sales, network solutions in 2007. During his time with Leviton over the past 16 years, Leland helped build Leviton’s network solutions offerings, including leading Leviton’s acquisition of Berk-Tek. The acquisition solidified Leviton as a single-source manufacturer of end-to-end systems — including connectivity and cable — for customers around the world.Tagged with Leviton, people