Eagleville, PA — October 13, 2009 — Streamlight, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment for professional and consumer applications, today announced the appointment of Michael F. Dineen to the position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
In his new role, Dineen will be responsible for overall sales management and leadership for all Streamlight markets, both domestic and international, including Law Enforcement, Sporting Goods, Industrial, Military and Federal Government, Automotive, Do-It-Yourself, and Fire/EMS markets. He will manage a sales organization which includes a direct sales staff and network of independent sales representatives and distributors. He also will lead the development and execution of the company's marketing strategy.
Prior to joining Streamlight, Dineen was the Director of Sales — North American First Responder Markets for MSA, Pittsburgh, PA, which develops, manufactures and supplies safety products to workers in the fire service; oil, gas and petrochemical; homeland security; construction; mining and other industries. His responsibilities included managing a 35-person sales organization, as well as collaborating on product development and marketing strategies for the company's Fire Service, Law Enforcement, and Military Base markets. He formerly was Northern North America Sales Manager for the MSA Fire Service Market, and held several other sales posts at the company.
"During his 17-year tenure with MSA, Mike developed tremendous expertise and insights into the public safety, military and industrial markets, segments that account for a significant portion of Streamlight's business," said Streamlight President Brad Penney. "With his proven record of sales success, we know he will be a tremendous asset to our company."
Dineen holds a Bachelors degree in Management Information Systems from St. Joseph's University and a Masters degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Seton Hall University.
He resides with his family in Doylestown, PA.
Headquartered in Eagleville, PA, Streamlight, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting equipment for professional automotive, fire fighting, law enforcement, industrial, and outdoor applications. Streamlight is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. For additional information, please call Streamlight Distributor at 1-800-999-1358 or visit www.streamlightdistributor.com.