Amerlux Appoints Two Regional VPs
Fairfield, N.J.-based Amerlux Lighting Solutions appointed Dave Silverman to central regional VP of sales and Rob Limroth to northeast regional VP of sales. Both will report to Sam Newberry, VP of sales for Amerlux, a leader in task-specific, energy efficient lighting solution for the retail, commercial, grocery, hospitality and LEED green building markets.
Silverman as been with the company for five years serving as regional sales director. He held previous positions at Forum Lighting, Genlyte and Juno Lighting.
Limroth has 17 years of lighting-industry experience. He is the former northeast regional sales director and director of national accounts for Amerlux and has held positions at Lithonia Lighting Group/Acuity Lighting, Lightolier and Juno Lighting.
EEOC Sues Nordstrom in Fla. Over Harassment
Seattle, The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a federal lawsuit against Nordstrom over harassment that the agency claims happened in two South Florida stores, according to the Puget Sound Journal.
The suit was filed on behalf of Gloria Pimental, who is Hispanic. It claims a manager at the Wellington and Palm Beach Gardens stores harassed Pimental and other Hispanic and African American employees, and that Nordstrom failed to take proper action to stop the harassment and prevent further harassment
The suit says that when employees complained, Nordstrom management retaliated with increased harassment, false accusations and termination.
WR Controls hires VP Sales & Marketing
WR Controls, a leading designer of integrated facility electrical systems for multi-store retail companies, division of WESCO Distribution, Inc., announced recently that Michael D. Pluff has become the new VP of Sales & Marketing.
Previously, Pluff coordinated new business development for Kennesaw, GA–based Emerson Retail Solutions’ control systems and facility services to leading retail chains. He has spent almost ten years working directly with some of the biggest names in multi-store retail.
Pluff also spent two years with Engineering Excellence, a National provider of HVAC services, ran his own consulting business (serving retail chains in the area of facility management), and was the Marketing and Sales Director for Johnson Controls