MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Osram Sylvania has appointment of Graham Wark as president, effective immediately. Wark succeeds James Johnson, who has been named president and general manager of Valeo Sylvania.
Wark assumes overall responsibility for Canadian operations and support functions in all sales channels. He will report to Rick Leaman, Osram Sylvania president and CEO, and be based in Mississauga.
For the past 25 years, Wark worked with Osram Sylvania through numerous managerial and engineering contributions. He started with the company in 1987 as a design engineer in the company’s electronic components and materials’ lead wire plant in Bangor, Maine. Through the years, Wark has worked as Bangor plant manager, plant manager of the PM&C facility in Exeter, N.H., strategic business unit general manager for HID lighting products in Manchester, N.H. and most recently, vice-president of Sylvania Lighting Services.
A graduate of the University of Maine with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, Wark also attended the Manufacturing Management Institute at Cornell University and completed the Babson College Executive Education Program.
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