Red Lion Names Daniel Gao Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific

Experienced Executive to Lead APAC Sales and Help Customers Leverage IIoT-Ready Solutions

York, Pa. – March 8, 2016 – Red Lion Controls, global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the appointment of Daniel Gao as Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific (APAC). Based in Shanghai, Daniel reports directly to Red Lion President Mike Granby and serves on the executive team.

Prior to Red Lion, Daniel served as a Sales and Marketing Director for TE Connectivity Shanghai. Earlier in his career, he also held executive sales positions at Honeywell Sensing and Controls, Vishay Transducer, Rohde and Schwartz, Compuwave Technologies and Spirax Sarco Engineering.

“Daniel is an experienced international executive with a strong track record of sales in China and throughout Asia,” said Granby. “As the Industrial Internet of Things continues to grow in Asia, Daniel will play an important role in driving sales of Red Lion’s industrial automation and networking products in the region and helping establish our position as a global IIoT provider.”

Daniel has a Bachelor Degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Zhongshan University and a Master Degree in Computing from the University of Bradford.

“It is an honor to join an industry leader like Red Lion, who follows a customer-first philosophy and has been serving industrial customers and partners for over 40 years,” commented Gao. “The IIoT presents a unique opportunity for Red Lion and for our customers, and I look forward to growing the business in Asia and enhancing our leadership position in the automation and networking markets.”

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Red Lion has delivered innovative solutions to global markets since 1972 through communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking. The company’s technologies enable customers worldwide to gain real-time data visibility that drives enhanced productivity. Red Lion is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company.

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