Middle Atlantic Products Hires Seasoned Product Managers

New Appointments Strengthen Company's Commitment as AV Infrastructure Market Leader    
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New Appointments Strengthen Company's Commitment as AV Infrastructure Market Leader    

FAIRFIELD, N.J. -- May 10, 2016 -- Middle Atlantic Products today announced two new additions to the company's product management team. Alec Conrad joins as senior product manager for the company's signal path offerings, while Bret Leatherwood is the new product manager for infrastructure accessories. In these roles, Conrad and Leatherwood will oversee product development and drive strategies for delivering new, customer-driven offerings in their respective categories.

"The foundation of any reliable AV system is a solid infrastructure, purpose-built for the job. To meet our installers' needs and deliver the most dependable racks, cabling solutions, and power management solutions, we need product management professionals that understand the customer, the market, and the application inside and out," said Tim Troast, director of product management at Middle Atlantic. "Alec and Bret bring a wealth of experience and a proven track record that will build upon our history of innovation by solving the challenges that continue to face our customers as the complex world of AV evolves."

As Middle Atlantic's signal path product manager, Conrad will manage all aspects of the company's connectivity and signal management products. Prior to joining the company, he was the pricing and promotion senior marketing manager at SnapAV. He has also held analyst and sales representative positions for American Tire Distributors and Feldkirtcher/Budnick, Inc. Conrad earned his bachelor's degree in marketing and an MBA from Kent State University.

Leatherwood will oversee product development and programs for Middle Atlantic's unique line of rack accessories, including custom rack shelves, rack lighting, and thermal management. Before joining Middle Atlantic, he served as product manager for TV mounts and A/V equipment racks at SnapAV. Leatherwood holds a bachelor's in business administration from the University of North Carolina - Wilmington and an MBA from East Carolina University.

More information about Middle Atlantic products is available at www.middleatlantic.com.

Middle Atlantic Products has been part of the Legrand group since its acquisition in 2011.

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About Legrand
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth. Legrand reported sales of $6 billion in 2014. Legrand has a strong presence in North America, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include C2G, Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, Nuvo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Quiktron, Vantage, Watt Stopper, and Wiremold. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI, Corporate Oekom Rating, and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819). More information is available at www.legrand.com.

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