Universal Lighting Technologies is
announcing the addition of lighting industry expert Salvatore
Manganaro to the Universal team as the new regional distribution sales manager
for the northeast territory of the United States.
Manganaro joins Universal with more than a decade
of experience in the electrical industry. Since graduating from the University
of Massachusetts Amherst in 1996, he has successfully served in various
regional and national management roles, including specialized vertical market
Throughout his career, Manganaro has garnered
extensive knowledge and skill in marketing, management, development and
distribution in the electrical field. As an executive national account project
manager, he developed, managed and implemented Energy Conservation Projects
such as LED, Controls, T8 and EMS Systems.
“At Universal, one of our biggest strengths is
maintaining solid relationships with our distribution partners,” said Marty
Pint, vice president of distribution sales. “We¹re dedicated to helping them
bolster their business through vertical marketing. Since Manganaro has
considerable industry experience is in this area, we¹ll be able to bring even
more opportunities to our partners. And as any good sales manager knows, there
is nothing more valuable than bringing a lead to a distributor.”
In his new role, Manganaro will be responsible for growing the northeast
distribution channel by managing and supporting agents and distributors like
Gemco, Osterman and Yusen. Additionally, he will be implementing new programs
designed to introduce the latest products and increase sales.