MIDDLETOWN, Pa., April 5, 2016 – Legrand, the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures, announced it has named Scott Kleinle director of product management for its On-Q home automation and infrastructure and Nuvo whole home audio system lines. He is based in the company’s office in Middletown, Pa.
In his new position, Scott will be responsible for leading all product strategy and development, forecasting inventory, operations performance (capacity, cost, pricing), long-term planning and budget planning activities to grow top line revenue and operating income for Legrand’s Home Systems product offering.
Scott brings more than 16 years of high-level product management experience from several senior leadership roles in related industries. Most recently, he was global product director with TE Connectivity in Philadelphia, where he restructured the company’s Data and Devices cable assembly business.
Prior, he was the CMO and VP of engineering and global product management at C&D Technologies in Blue Bell, Pa., where he was instrumental in launching new products, as well as driving positive business culture change and revenue growth.
“Scott is a strategic thinker that I have no doubt that he will be invaluable in advancing the success and effectiveness of two of our major lines, Nuvo and On-Q,” said Fritz Werder, GM and Vice President for Nuvo and On-Q product lines. “His impressive track record speaks to his abilities.”
Scott earned a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and an MBA from Penn State.
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, including in particular connectable products enhancing value in use. Legrand reported sales of $5.3 billion in 2015. 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, QMotion, Quiktron, Raritan, 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). www.legrand.com.