“Gus Holt has worked with and successfully managed major national brand accounts. His sign industry experience includes new construction programs, national rollouts and maintenance programs,” said Jeff Barton, Sales Director.
San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 27, 2011
Gus Holt, sign industry expert, joins the AgiLight and GenLED Lighting Divisions of General LED as National Accounts Manager. Holt will report to Jeff Barton, Sales Director and will be based in Dallas, TX.
Holt has 5 years of sign industry experience plus an additional 3 years experience in commercial construction. “Gus Holt has worked with and successfully managed major national brand accounts. His sign industry experience includes new construction programs, national rollouts and maintenance programs,” said Jeff Barton, Sales Director.
He has spent last five years with Icon Identity Solutions. While at Icon, Holt was responsible for project management of new construction projects including a major drug chain’s west coast expansion. He developed a national LED sign lighting retrofit program for a national DIY chain. He served as Vice President, Sales for New Construction Programs and also served as Icon’s Vice President, Sales for Maintenance Group that included ongoing programs with a number of national retailers and banks.
In 2003, Holt began his career at QLD 200 PTY LTD, a Brisbane, Australia-based construction company where he served as Project Manager and specialized in custom commercial construction projects for automotive dealerships, retail and corporate clients.
“Both AgiLight and GenLED Lighting understand the needs of the customer when it comes to identity programs, exterior and interior lighting. As fully focused LED lighting companies, we have an unbeatable product mix that includes excellent sign lighting products and systems and a solid offering of high performing LED retrofit lamps well-suited to architectural and retail environments making this comprehensive product portfolio stand out among the competition as ideal solutions for national accounts,” said Holt. “I am really looking forward to helping both divisions grow.”
Gus Holt holds a B.S. in Finance and Marketing and a Masters of International Business from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia.
About General LED
Founded in 2003 with a strong intellectual property portfolio, General LED, Inc. is a holding company engaged in the application of light-emitting-diode (LED) technology. With three principal business units; commercial signage through AgiLight, Inc., architectural lighting through GenLED LIGHTING; and microelectronic product research, the General LED companies provide quality, energy efficient lighting products as well as advanced product research and development. General LED is a privately held company supported by San Antonio-based McCombs Partners, the investment division of McCombs Enterprises (http://www.mccombspartners.com) and by the Royal Group based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ( http://www.royalgroupuae.com ). General LED has offices in San Antonio, TX, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Dubai, UAE.