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Red Lion appoints two executives

December 2, 2015 -  Red Lion Controls appointed Paul De Sousa as Director of Customer Engagement and Scott Rose has been promoted to Director of Technical Services. In these positions, both executives will be integral to executing Red Lion’s “Customer First” vision, a corporate initiative designed to make it easier for distributor and end-user organizations to do business with Red Lion worldwide.

“Paul’s extensive experience in customer service and organizational efficiency nicely complements Scott’s engineering and technical aptitude. Together they will manage all aspects of service and support by instilling a culture focused on our putting distributors and end users first,” said Mike Granby, President, Red Lion Controls. “In today’s world of choice, Red Lion values and understands the importance of solid working relationships. This is why we are rolling out our ‘Customer First’ program to further build on a strong heritage of being a responsive company that customers trust.”

Paul’s customer-focused background builds on 20 years’ experience in customer relations and call center management at leading manufacturing companies, which include his most recent position as Executive Director of Global Customer Services/Consumer Experience at Moen International. He also served as Vice President of Customer Care with American Standard Companies, and VP of Service Operations with Netgrocer where he helped design and implement business performance models.

“Joining Red Lion offers me an exciting opportunity to make a difference by applying my customer relations and operations experience on a global scale,” said De Sousa. “Knowing that satisfied customers are key to our success, I look forward to working alongside Scott and Red Lion’s service and support teams to provide the best possible customer service in the industrial automation and networking industry.”

With more than 20 years of electronics and engineering experience, Scott has been with Red Lion since its acquisition of Sixnet in 2011. His technical support and management background is well suited to helping organizations prepare their systems for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). To better assist customers and distributors in meeting this challenge, Scott’s expanded sales engineering and technical support role will ensure that Red Lion provides superior service and support at every step of the pre- and post-sale implementation process.

About Red Lion Controls

As the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, Red Lion has been delivering innovative solutions for over forty years. Our automation, Ethernet and cellular M2M technology enables companies worldwide to gain real-time data visibility that drives productivity. Product brands include Red Lion, N-Tron and Sixnet. With headquarters in York, Pennsylvania, the company has offices across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. Red Lion is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company. 

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