Clare Controls Names Charles "Chuck" Parrelli Eastern Regional Sales Manager

SARASOTA, Fla., April 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clare Controls today announced the appointment of Charles "Chuck" Parrelli as Eastern Regional Sales Manager. In his new position, Parrelli will develop and manage the company's network of authorized dealers in all states east of the Mississippi.

Parrelli brings a wealth of experience in CE-related channels to Clare, recently serving as Savant Systems' Vice President of Sales. While there, he led the expansion of Savant's domestic distribution, as well as establishing the company's position in key European markets. Parrelli has also been employed by several premier consumer electronics manufacturers, holding management positions in both sales and product marketing over the course of his nearly 30 year career.

Parrelli's background at Savant makes him a member of the growing team of sales executives who have joined Clare with prominent credentials in the custom electronics industry's most important companies. Other recent additions include Vice President of Sales Jeff Zemanek, who formerly served as North American Director of Lutron's Residential Sales Channel.

"Chuck brings an exciting outlook to the Regional Sales Manager's position at Clare," said Zemanek. "His proven skill in channel development, coupled with his comprehensive, first-hand knowledge of home automation, give Chuck an immediate credibility that CE professionals will recognize and appreciate. I'm thrilled to have such a high level, known entity on our team!"

About Clare Controls

By making home technology simple, Clare provides clear and exclusive benefits to integrators, builders, and homeowners. Our product line features home automation solutions that are simple to install, maintain, and use; and that give homeowners the greatest level of control over their own automation experiences. Users of Clare automation systems control applications that enhance security, comfort, and fun - from home or away - with an easy-to-learn app that runs on favorite smart phones and tablets. Additionally, we offer several families of point-solution components for forward-thinking integrators regardless of automation affiliation.

For more information, visit http://www.clarecontrols.com

CONTACT: Dar Hackbarth Director of Marketing Clare Controls dar.hackbarth@clarecontrols.com 941.328.3991 x9029

Source: Clare Controls