NavNet Inc. has announced that Wayne Ortner has been appointed U.S. regional sales manager.
Working with the NavNet sales organization, dealers and distributors, Ortner will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing NavNet’s U.S. regional sales programs.
Ortner brings with him over 32 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry. After years of serving as a vice president for several distributors and firms, he joins NavNet from Powerline Control Systems, where he served as the national sales manager across the United States and Canada. Ortner was one of the original founders and principals of AVAD, a leading custom electronics distributor.
“I look forward to working with the NavNet team,” Ortner said. “They have the ambition, the energy and the capability to become a dominant force in the home automation industry. For a company to succeed, it needs quality people, innovative ideas and a lot of concentrated effort. NavNet has all of these key ingredients.”
Commenting on the new appointment, president and chief executive officer Nav Dhunay said, “We are very pleased to have someone of Wayne’s caliber join our team. His industry knowledge and sales expertise will be a tremendous asset to the Company’s growth plans moving forward.”