Posted January 27, 2016

IDEAL ramps up sales efforts in Illinois

Electrical division promotes two sales managers, hires new rep in Chicago.

IDEAL Electrical is ramping up its sales force in Illinois with the announcement of two key promotions and the addition of a new manufacturer representative. 

As of February 1, Jeremy Corn will be taking sales responsibility for IDEAL Electrical products in the Central Illinois territory. A business-oriented sales profession who first joined IDEAL in 2000, Corn had been Area Sales Manager in the Chicago territory for the past five years. In Central Illinois, he will likewise be responsible for supporting IDEAL distributor and major end-user relationships, providing training, and demonstrating new products, along with managing promotional activities and conducting market analysis.

In addition, Andy Salemi has been promoted to the position of Key Account Area Manager for the Chicago territory. He was previously the territory's Senior Area Sales Manager where he was instrumental in the strategic direction and execution of Chicago territory sales. Both Corn and Salemi will report directly to Matthew Barrett, Regional Sales Manager of Central United States sales.

"Jeremy and Andy have proven themselves to be valuable team members who have bolstered our sales and strengthened our distributor relationships throughout the Chicago area. They bring exemplary track records to their new positions," noted Barrett.

Over the past five years IDEAL sales have continued to exceed expectations in the Chicago area, especially following the introduction last year of its AUDACY™ Wireless Lighting Solutions brand. AUDACY's local manufacturer's representative company, KSA, has now been added to support sales of IDEAL Electrical products in the Chicago area. KSA 's sales efforts will led by Andy Salemi.

Barrett explained: "KSA has established itself as the premier representative of lighting and lighting controls in Chicago metropolitan area. We welcome their Electrical division to our Chicago team, and look forward to seeing the combination of IDEAL Electrical and KSA in action."

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