NSi Industries (Huntersville, N.C.): The company has appointed John Watson as regional V.P. of sales-Central Region reporting to the executive V.P. of sales. Watson brings over 20 years of experience developing successful sales organizations that focus on creating demand and bringing value to his partners in the industry. Recently, Watson was the director of sales for PEPCO out of Eastlake, Ohio, and prior to that, spent 17 years with Panduit Corp. At NSi, he will be responsible for aligning and driving the national sales strategy throughout the Great Lakes and Midwest regions.
Allen Ustianowski has been added to the NSi Industries Application Sales Team reporting to the regional V.P. Central Region with dotted line responsibilities to the executive V.P. of marketing and business development. Ustianowski brings over 15 years of electrical industry experience as the former senior product marketing manager for Intermatic with a background that includes product management, product design engineering, OEM sales and training. As the Midwest Regional application sales engineer, he will call on specifying engineers and end users to drive demand in the marketplace and will have additional product management responsibilities for NSi’s recently enhanced Lighting offering.
Eric Zuehlke has been hired as V.P. of information technology for NSi Industries reporting to the CFO. Zuehlke brings over 17 years of experience having spent 8 years with Tyco International and nine years with USLEC. Charged with leading the IT department and establishing strategies for technology and efficiency improvement, Zuehlke will focus on e-commerce, EDI capabilities and increased reporting capabilities.
Additionally, Buddy Shah has been promoted to V.P. and general manager of Tork operations for NSi Industries reporting to the CEO. Shah will be responsible for manufacturing, engineering, production and business operations at the Mt. Vernon, N.Y., facility. Having joined Tork in 1983 as a design engineer, Shah held several positions in the company, most recently as director of engineering.