TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 19, 2013) -
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Romet Limited announced today that Mr. Dean Lightfoot will join the company in January as a Regional Sales Director. Dean will be headquartered in Austin, TX and will focus on expanding Romet's business in the United States.
Established in 1972, Romet is an international market leader in positive displacement rotary gas meters, electronic volume, temperature instrumentation, and auxiliary equipment for the natural gas industry.
Lightfoot brings to Romet thirty years of experience in the natural gas industry. Dean began his career with the Southern Union Gas Company in 1984 as a Marketing Program Manager. There he established successful partnerships marketing gas to large industrial users, and he played an integral role in establishing the first natural gas vehicle technology center. In 1993, he joined Metretek-Marcum Company in Denver, CO as a Regional Sales Manager selling remote data acquisition systems including hardware and software for gas utility operations.
Since 1997, Dean has been a Senior District Sales Manager for Elster American Meter Company and has been responsible for all measurement and control products and services for southern and midwest regions of the USA. During his tenure, he achieved four President's awards for highest sales growth and top sales achievement. Dean's academic achievements are equally as impressive. He has a bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology from Sam Houston State University and a master's degree in Mediation and Negotiation from Abilene Christian University. In addition, he has a Street MBA from Austin Community College and numerous certificates in training and development.
"I am very excited that Dean will be joining the team," stated Roy A. Sutterfield, Chief Executive Officer, Romet Limited. "Dean's personal ambition, dedication, experience, industry knowledge and customer orientation are a perfect fit with our goals for the business."
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