GARDEN CITY, N.Y.—WAC Lighting has named Maher Shaheen Central regional sales manager, where he will share oversight of national business development responsibilities with Ryan Berlin, Eastern regional sales manager, and Tim Vislay, Western regional sales manager. Dirk Wald, vice president of business development, will continue to manage the Canadian sales territory, in addition to his other sales and marketing executive functions.
With more than 20 years of lighting industry experience, Shaheen will oversee WAC Lighting’s team of sales representatives throughout a territory that extends from the upper Midwestern states down to the southeast and the Caribbean. Prior to joining the company, Shaheen worked for Lamps Plus as general manager of multiple locations and Internet commerce sales supervisor.
“Maher brings a wealth of business development experience to WAC,” said Shelley Wald, president. “His enthusiasm and experience will have an immediate impact on our customers and sales force. Maher’s appointment enables our national management team to provide our customers with more attention and better service.”