Progress Lighting/Hubbell Lighting (Greenville, S.C.):Todd Roy, director of builder sales and marketing, was promoted to national sales director. In other Progress news, Jennifer Kis was hired as key account marketing manager. Prior to directing marketing and sales initiatives for Progress Lighting’s builder segments, Roy served in the National Accounts department, after beginning his career as an account manager in 1999. He assumes the responsibilities of Bob Sale, who retired in mid-July after more than 20 years of service at the company.
Kis joins Progress Lighting with nearly 20 years of public relations, international marketing, agency and client relations experience. In her role, she will be responsible for leading marketing efforts to further accelerate growth on the rapidly expanding Ferguson and Build.com partnerships. Her recent work history includes developing and executing integrated marketing plans for a diverse client base at Jackson Marketing Group. She has also worked abroad in Munich, Germany for Pepper GmbH, an international marketing agency. Prior to her work in Germany, she held communication positions at Greenville-based companies Erwin Penland and Michelin North America.