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Legrand Boosts Sales and Product Teams with Two Promotions

Tom Oliver named Director AV & Security Sales, Eastern U.S.; Jason Evans Elevated to Product Manager, Audio Products, Nuvo and On-Q

Jul 10, 2017

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., July 10, 2017 – Legrand, the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, announced two promotions that will boost its sales and product teams. Tom Oliver and Jason Evans were named director, AV & security sales, eastern U.S. and product manager, audio products, Nuvo & On-Q lines, respectively.

In his new role, Oliver will work closely with AV reps, distribution partners and dealers to facilitate sales of On-Q and Nuvo products. Evans will oversee the development and support of new audio products in the On-Q and Nuvo product lines.

“Tom and Jason have proven their value with significant contributions in their careers at Legrand, as well as in their past roles in the AV, custom install and security product industries,” said Fritz Werder, Legrand VP and general manager, On-Q and Nuvo lines. “We look forward to working together with both of them in their new roles to build on our success in 2017 and beyond.”

Oliver has more than 25 years of industry experience, most recently serving as Midwest market manager and Midwest channel manager in his five-year tenure at Legrand. Previously, he held various titles at several organizations, including Clare Controls, Sound & Vision, Crestron, Home Theater Authority, Best Buy and Circuit City.

Evans has more than 15 years of experience in custom installation, previously holding a national trainer position at Legrand. Before that, he was an install operations manager at ADT, the owner and CEO of Components Electronic Systems in Mesa, AZ, and an operations manager at Automated Environments in Mesa.
 

About Legrand and Legrand, North & Central America

Legrand is a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth, including, in particular, connected devices stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand reported sales of $5.6 billion in 2016. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Luxul, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, OCL, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Pinnacle, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, Solarfective, Vantage, Wattstopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819) www.legrand.us

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