• Sales Management
• General Management

Spotlight On Talent

Second Quarter – 2019

 
 

About Paul Pompeo

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Paul Pompeo has over 25 years of experience in executive search, focusing on lighting, electrical IoT and controls. Pompeo won multiple recruiting awards during his 16 years with Search West in California. He founded The Pompeo Group in 2003 and specializes in searches for upper sales, marketing and general management professionals. Pompeo writes ‘The Company/The Candidate’ column for LD+A Magazine and is Past President of the IES in New Mexico. He has been a featured speaker at Lightfair, NAILD and was a featured panelist on the LDA Live! Jobs panel discussion at Lightfair 2019 in Philadelphia.

 
 

About the Candidates

President/CEO

North American subsidiary President of a private European component manufacturer focused on LED technology serving lighting OEMs.  Responsible for sales, marketing, new product concepts, staffing, local assembly, warehouse/distribution and full P&L. Successfully managed transition from traditional technology to LED technology and brought several large electronic distributors on board for on-line sales and exposure. Over twenty years’ experience in lighting. Committed to developing professional relationships resulting in co-development projects. Passionately driven to reach the highest levels of customer satisfaction while managing top and bottom lines.

Vice President, International Sales

More than two decades experience in global sales and marketing for two large lighting manufacturers including several years as VP, International Sales in both organizations.  Recognized widely as a pioneer in taking the Agency model to the International markets and various regions when most International sales were processed through Stateside exporters.  Built, grew and managed a highly specifications- oriented cadre of best in class agencies and key distributors throughout the Middle East, Asia/Pacific, South America, Central America and the Caribbean.  Worked and  successfully executed on several prestigious and iconic projects in the various regions with heavy focus on Major projects.  Lived in Asia, U.S. & the Middle East.

Vice President of Sales/National Sales Manager

Experienced leader with proven track record recruiting, developing and leading teams to growth and long term success with both mature existing groups and startup ‘built from scratch’ teams.  Strong communicator & networker with background and 10+ year relationships in the lighting channel & electrical markets. Recipient of awards by both industry organizations and company leadership for excellence and commitment. Core values centered around creativity, enthusiasm, persistence and fun that create a contagious team environment.

Regional Sales Manager, Southeast U.S.

Bringing a unique combination of creativity and analytical versatility. This tenacious, highly organized and detail oriented sales professional is focused on developing client and colleague relationships at all organizational levels while driving consistent revenue generations. Named as the 2018 Regional Sales Manager of the Year at a highly respected manufacturer, this individual has exceeded sales targets for the past 3 years.

 
 

About The Pompeo Group

 

The Pompeo Group was founded in 2003 with a mission of positively impacting companies and enhancing careers. It is this mission coupled with our approach that has vaulted us to becoming the most recognized lighting, electrical, IoT and controls search firm in the country. The Pompeo Group has a combined 60+ years of executive recruiting. Our Specialization by industry and function; Flexibility to customize our process, relationship and terms; Array of Services for total recruitment and consulting solutions and Track Record of success has helped our clients gain a competitive advantage and our candidates advance their careers.

 
 


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Testimonials

"We were searching for a Technical Chief to help manage our rapid growth, Mary Lindenmuth, of The Pompeo Group, assisted us to define the dimensions of the position and the person we were searching for.  Mary's professional approach and guidance helped us fill our search successfully and quickly.  It was refreshing to get this high level of service from someone who became part of our team in the process.  I recommend her services without reservation." - John Savoretti

John Savoretti