Kichler Hires New National Sales Manager

Eric BordenEric Borden

CLEVELAND-Kichler Lighting has named Eric Borden national sales manager. With 33 years of sales, marketing and product development experience in the lighting industry, Borden will be responsible for the leadership, planning and execution of all sales strategies and programs related to Kichler's dealer channel. He reports to David Pamer, Kichler's vice president of sales.

Most recently, Borden served as director of sales and marketing for Enterprise Lighting Sales, a commercial and residential lighting sales agency in New York. His background includes serving as vice president at both Sea Gull Lighting and Ambiance Lighting Systems and northeast regional sales manager for both Sea Gull Lighting and Juno Lighting, and in sales and management positions with Halo Lighting.

"Eric's extensive background in sales and management, coupled with his passion for product training and education, make him a credible and valuable information resource to both our sales team and customers," Pamer said.

Kichler has also announced other recent additions and changes to the sales staff. Sam Guye is returning to Kichler and has become the western regional sales manager. Russ Klingel, who was previously regional sales manager at Kichler has become the national sales manager for ceiling fans. Lyn Schulz and Richard Brown have joined the company as central regional sales manager and national builder sales manager, respectively. Both Schultz and Brown report to Borden.

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