Burndy (Manchester, N.H.): Industry veteran Troit Freeland has joined the company as strategic account manager, reporting to Stewart Gale, V.P. of sales and marketing. Freeland’s responsibilities include representing the full Burndy product offering to the company’s key distributors, planning and implementing national strategies, and presenting established sales and marketing programs that support corporate objectives. Freeland previously held national position roles at manufacturing companies including Brady, Hellermann Tyton, and most recently Ideal Industries. He brings with him 20-plus years of industry experience including his most recent role at Ideal as V.P. of sales, networks and electrical test & measurement. He is active in the industry and currently serves as the chairperson of the NAED Manufactures Council. Freeland holds a BA in marketing and personnel management from Eastern Illinois University.