Clare Controls has announced the appointment of Michael Shaw to the position of vice president of channel sales.
In his role as the vice president of channel sales, Shaw will work to further expand Clare Controls’ dealer base. According to the company, he will develop and implement strategies to create an even greater level of customer support through an exceptional dealer-manufacturer experience focused on bringing the best and most-advanced home automation products to market.
Shaw will also work to explore opportunities for broader markets and applications for Clare Controls and its products, working with industry leaders to identify—and help Clare Controls dealers to profit from—areas for growth.
“Michael boasts an impressive background in the development and management of local-to-global sales channels,” said Brett Price, CEO and founder of Clare Controls. “As dealers will soon learn, Michael’s expertise will greatly benefit both Clare Controls and its customers as we continue to grow and capitalize on new opportunities.”
“My mission at Clare Controls is twofold: to develop a business model for our dealer partners that will allow them to share and prosper in what we firmly believe is becoming an explosive market for home automation products and services, and to help keep the our channel involved in the ongoing process of bringing the best possible home automation products to the marketplace,” said Shaw.
Prior to joining the team at Clare Controls, Shaw served as the vice president of partner development and OEM Sales at Cheetah Technologies, L.P. from 2009-2012. Shaw has also held positions as the executive director of Global Cable Sales, vice president of international sales, and director of international sales at Tollgrade Communications, Inc.