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Universal Names New Senior Account Sales Representative

Universal Names New Senior Account Sales Representative

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Universal Lighting Technologies announced the promotion of lighting industry veteran Janel Carr to the sales team as the new senior account sales representative of the South Central region of the United States.

After serving in the U.S. Army for ten years, Carr began her career at Universal in 2001. She has served in progressive roles in the credit department, inside sales, and OEM and DIST pricing. Carr was also the lead for the development of the pricing portal on

“Janel has played an integral part in our growth and success, thanks to her involvement with the outside sales force, as well as with other associated internal departments,” said Joe Damiani, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc. (PESLA). “With her extensive experience in the electrical industry, we’ll be able to provide a higher level of support to our clients and focus on our LED replacement products, a vastly growing aspect of Universal.”

In her new role, Carr will be responsible for John Moore and Associates, who represents Universal in Tennessee and northern Mississippi as well as Summit Sales & Marketing, who manages the Kentucky and southern Indiana regions. She will report directly to the vice president, Central region, a position that has yet to be filled. In the interim, Carr will report to Joe Damiani.


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