September 20, 2007 -- Leviton has announced the appointment of Brad Leland as vice president of sales for the company's Voice & Data division.
Leland will have overall sales management responsibility for the company's voice and data U.S. distribution sales team, and will oversee the continued implementation of Leviton's strategy to accelerate revenue growth and to work closely with key partners.
Leland brings to Leviton a sales management background with three decades in the communications, data and networking industry. Most recently, he was vice president of global channel sales at JDSU for that company's Communications & Test business group. For 19 years, he served at Fluke and Fluke Networks in various sales, market development and marketing roles.
Prior to Fluke, Leland worked for the GTE Corporation. His sales experience spans channel development, wholesale distribution sales, specification initiatives and managing direct and non-direct sales teams. Throughout his career, Leland has developed key relationships with many of Leviton's agents, distributors, consultants and customers.
Leland holds a BA in Marketing from the University of Washington as well as an MBA in Finance from Seattle University.