LSI Industries Inc. has named Eric Hickert as a national sales manager to take on business development responsibility and to aid in the further growth of the LSI Graphics Segment.
Hickert joins LSI with 16+ years of experience in the lighting industry, where he has demonstrated and provided expertise in sales, marketing, sales management, and project management. He brings industry knowledge to the LSI team along with vast experience in retail, grocery, petroleum, and other related channels in addition to an extensive network of relationships forged during his previous tenure.
His previous roles have provided him with a solid foundation for the development and success of his newly appointed role. These include regional sales manager, national account manager, consumer sales manager, and North American sales manager for several top-tier lighting manufacturers.
“Eric has a fantastic track record working with major retailers and has a thorough understanding of what it takes to be successful in this arena,” says Corporate Vice President Buddy Mayo. “Hickert’s experience with GE and Sloan LED, and his ability to leverage technology into LSI’s graphics offering, provide us with yet another competitive advantage in the retail arena.”
Hickert is an alumnus of the University of Missouri at St Louis, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing.