Keystone Hires John Simpson – Specification Sales Manager

May 30, 2017

NORTH WALES, PA: May 2, 2016 – Keystone Technologies, a leading manufacturer of quality-driven lighting solutions for over 70 years, announces the recent hire of John Simpson, Specification Sales Manager.

Simpson brings many years of experience working with Distribution, ESCO and Performance Contracting spaces while serving in his previous role as Senior Application Engineer & Fixture Area Manager for General Electric. Simpson also acted as VP of Operations at Global Energy Services.

Simpson will be contributing to the Distributor/ESCO team with his deep understanding of the energy services process for energy based retrofitting. In his new position, Simpson is responsible for devising and implementing a suitable strategy for specification of Keystone Technology products in the ESCO channel.

“John Simpson is a consummate professional who will add to Keystone’s mission of offering Light Made Easy to our ever growing customer base,” stated Gene Lindemann, ESCO Sales Manager.

“We are thrilled to welcome John to Keystone and look forward to new opportunities that will arise from his efforts,” added Josh Brown, Vice President of Sales – Distribution Channel. “His background and comprehensive knowledge of the industry will be a significant factor in taking our ESCO business to the next level.”

Simpson holds a BS from Eastern Connecticut State University and is a member of IESNA/AEE. He will work closely with both Lindemann and Brown for a coordinated market approach.

About Keystone Technologies:

Since 1945, Keystone has manufactured quality-driven lighting solutions for the industry’s leading lighting fixture manufacturers and wholesale distributors. Keystone offers a full catalog of lighting products including a comprehensive line of LED Systems; LED Lamps; LED Retrofit Kits; Fluorescent, HID and UV Ballast Kits; Fluorescent Lamps; Transformers and Sensors. Keystone operates fulfillment centers in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Minneapolis, Nashville, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco, and Syracuse. For more information, visit


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