The Barbizon Lighting Company is pleased to announce Jaison O’Connor as its new Sales Manager to lead the company’s Florida products and expendables sales operations which includes the Miramar and Orlando offices.
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, O'Connor has over 10 years of experience working within the entertainment industry as a manufacturer's representative for major audio and lighting companies with a focus on Florida and the Caribbean markets, earning him industry accreditation.
Most recently, O'Connor represented lighting and special effects manufacturer Hanson ProSystems as international business manager, where he was responsible for both US and International markets. O'Connor developed new marketing strategies to increase market share while overseeing the sales team and extending reliable service and system solutions.
“Barbizon is very thrilled to have someone with Jaison’s experience in our Florida offices,” remarked Barbizon’s president Jonathan Resnick, “his expertise in sales and sales management in Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America will be a tremendous asset - not only to Barbizon Florida, but to Barbizon’s entire management team."
"It is a tremendous opportunity for me to join the Barbizon Lighting team and to apply my passion for the entertainment industry to the markets we oversee" says O'Connor. "I look forward to working with a company that is undoubtedly a beacon for sales, service and support for the film, theatre, entertainment and lighting industries, and to further developing our Florida, Caribbean, Central and South American markets."
O’Connor will be working out of Barbizon’s South Florida office located in Miramar, Florida and can be reached at 954-919-6495 or emailed in either English or Spanish at [email protected].
The Barbizon Lighting Company specializes in sales and service of equipment for houses of worship, live productions, performing arts, themed environments, film and television. We are an industry leader based on our knowledgeable staff, quality products, and our on-going commitment to customer service. We stock over 20,000 products in world-wide offices for same day or overnight service. Our Systems group specializes in entertainment systems integration, project management, technical services, and turnkey installation of lighting and rigging systems. Barbizon is also open 24 hours a day, seven days a week on-line at www.barbizon.com.