SoundOff® Commercial Vehicle Products announced that Bill Wakefield has joined the senior leadership team as the new vice president and general manager of SoundOff Commercial Vehicle Products.
Bill joins SoundOff with a wide breadth of industry knowledge in the heavy truck and trailer industry, as the director of sales and marketing. Previously, he was the director of strategy and product management for Meritor. Prior to joining Meritor, Bill was the GM for Hilux, a SoundOff Signal® company.
Bill’s extensive experience and background also includes, VP of Harrell-Wakefield, president at Racemark International, VP of Trailer Suspensions and European Operations for Holland Neway International, plus various progressing positions at Masland Industries, Burlington Industries and Smith-Corona.
Bill received an MBA from the University of North Carolina and a BA from the University of Central Florida.
He replaces Steve Bayus, the previous VP/GM for eight years with SoundOff Signal. “We congratulate Steve on his retirement and thank him for his strong contributions and growth of the Commercial Vehicle Product group. We look forward to Bill building on Steve’s successes and forging a new path that will strategically grow the business,” company officials said.
About SoundOff Signal
SoundOff Signal is a world class manufacturer of high-quality vehicle lighting and control safety solutions serving a wide range of customers globally. SoundOff employees create intelligent, efficient and smartly designed safety solutions that work seamlessly together to improve vehicle visibility when it is needed most. The company is committed to its customers and employees by creating value through strategic focus on innovation and quality within the business segments, which has led the company to 25 years of consecutive growth. For additional information, please visit https://www.soundoffsignal.com/ or follow SoundOff on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.