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W.A.C. Lighting Appoints Matthew Wakeham Marketing Director

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W.A.C. Lighting Vice President of Marketing Sean Tham has announced the appointment of Matthew Wakeham to Marketing Director. W.A.C. Lighting is a leading designer and manufacturer of track, recessed, undercabinet, decorative and monorail lighting. In his new position, Mr. Wakeham will work closely with Mr. Tham to manage the marketing department, which includes several graphic designers. His primary focus will be on spearheading the firm’s market research efforts to help launch products that fill market needs and build the firm’s customer base. He will also help oversee the firm's advertising and public relations programs, direct mail, and internet marketing efforts. During the past two-plus decades, Mr. Wakeham held several positions for Leviton Manufacturing Company, including Director of Product Development & Marketing for the OEM and Power Quality Divisions. He also worked for Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. as a Senior Project Engineer. Mr. Wakeham holds a Masters of Arts from the University of Leicester in the UK and a B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Pratt Institute. He received the IEEE Standards Association Recognition Award for publishing the test specifications standard for AC power surge protection, and has been granted six patents for electrical products. About W.A.C. Lighting: W.A.C. Lighting has developed a stellar reputation for a high quality product line backed by an extraordinary level of service. Superlative customer service features an unprecedented shipping record (96% of orders shipped within 48 hours), a state-of-the-art SAP software system; new service professionals; updated product literature (including a new full-size catalog), and a strong lineup of point-of-purchase displays. The firm also offers extensive manufacturing capabilities, product development and engineering in its ISO 9001-certified, production facilities and offices in China, as well as a west coast distribution center and offices in City of Industry, Calif., an expanded corporate headquarters and east coast distribution center in Garden City, NY, and a new state-0f-the-art showroom in Dallas. Innovative and integrated systems technology are hallmarks of the W.A.C. Lighting product line. Most recently the firm has introduced a new Bronze finish in its Low Voltage Monorail System and Counter Balance Adjustables family, stunning blown-glass pendants, Flexrail1- a new line voltage monorail system, new undercabinet lighting fixtures, and more. Its extensive line includes: a Low Voltage Monorail System; a Line and Low Voltage Recessed Line; Undercabinet Lighting; and Crystal Beauty Spots. Also offered are Glass Companion Wall Sconces and Pendants, Counter Balance Adjustables, Monopoints and Multipoints; State-of-the-Art Transformers; and accessories. W.A.C. Lighting is headquartered at 615 South Street, Garden City, New York 11530. for more information go to www.waclighting.com.

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