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Lumishore names vice president of sales for the Americas

Underwater LED light manufacturer Lumishore Ltd. appointed Les Ares as vice president of sales for the Americas.

“Les’ wealth of senior-level sales and marketing management skills will help Lumishore continue and accelerate the growth we’ve enjoyed in the Americas,” Lumishore president Keith Wansley said in a statement.

Ares joins Lumishore USA’s executive management team and will direct all Americas sales activity. Prior to joining Lumishore, he was sales director for Intellian. Earlier in his career, he led Raymarine sales efforts in Florida.

Ares has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Florida International University and an MBA from Regis University School of Business Management. He holds a Coast Guard OUPV license and was recently appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to Florida’s Boating Advisory Council.

“Lumishore is committed to delivering innovative products and cutting-edge designs that exceed consumer expectations,” Ares said in a statement. “The environment at Lumishore is truly welcoming — it’s an exciting place to be, and I’m looking forward to being part of the company’s future.”

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