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Telensa supports its worldwide footprint with new global sales appointment

Now part of the global leading lighting company, Signify, Telensa’s smart streetlight solutions are set for ambitious growth 

Telensa has promoted its long-standing Sales Director for the UK and Ireland, David Orchard, to the role of Global Sales Director. In this newly created role David will be responsible for growing the Telensa smart streetlight business and driving sales globally to deliver on the company’s ambitious sales targets. Recently acquired by global lighting company, Signify, Telensa now has a solid platform for expanding its existing worldwide customer base for even more widespread system adoption.

David has extensive Sales Management experience having spent over 13 years at Philips, GE Lighting and Zumtobel with much of this time in the lighting industry. He joined Telensa in 2018 to head up its UKI sales operation. David will be supported by a team of System Sales Specialists located in key target markets around the world.

Andy Gowen, CEO, Telensa said “I am delighted to confirm David as a key member of my senior leadership team with this expanded remit. Driving sales through our global channels and successfully working with the local Signify sales teams will be fundamental to achieving our ambitious growth plans outside of UKI. David’s experience and excellent track record combined with his ability to champion the needs of our customers make for a perfect platform for him to develop and implement our growth strategies.”

David Orchard said: “ I’m thrilled to be given this opportunity to grow the Telensa’s footprint on a global basis and am looking forward to building and executing the plans to deliver on our growth ambitions in the coming years”

Telensa provides smart streetlighting solutions helping cities, utilities and local government organisations around the world to reduce their energy consumption and carbon emissions.