Leviton announces executive appointments

October 23, 2008--Pete Newman, a 20-year company veteran, has been promoted to senior director of international business development for all Leviton Network Solutions products, and Scott Leighton, who has 20 years of network infrastructure industry and sales/marketing management experience, joins Network Solutions as director of marketing and customer service.

October 23, 2008--Pete Newman, a 20-year company veteran, has been promoted to senior director of international business development for all Leviton Network Solutions products, and Scott Leighton, who has 20 years of network infrastructure industry and sales/marketing management experience, joins Network Solutions as director of marketing and customer service.

Newman will be responsible for Network Solutions' product sales outside the United States, including Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East, China and other key international markets, working with Leviton's local sales and management teams. Since joining Leviton, Newman has held various marketing and product management positions, moving 10 years ago into his most recent role as director of marketing and customer service.

Leighton comes to Leviton from Molex and CommScope, where he held a series of sales and marketing positions. He holds a BA in marketing from Western Michigan University.

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