Recently there has been some exciting changes to our management team!
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Shannon Dingle from Sales Manager to Director, General Manager.
We are also happy to welcome Wesley Bydeweg as our new Director of Sales & Marketing.

Shannon Dingle

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Shannon Dingle from Sales & Marketing Manager to Director, General Manager, effective August 21st 2017. Shannon has been with GVA Lighting for 5 years and currently she is half way to finishing her MBA studies at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management. She will be gaining these new responsibilities:

Management, Performance Management, Management Development, Business Process Improvement, Business Development, Government Relations, Corporate Office Management, Business Intelligence & ERP, Sales – (Americas & International). Day-to-day operation of the business, Business Planning, Forecasting & Budgeting,  P&L (Profit & Losses). During her tenure here, Shannon has implemented internal and external corporate initiatives which have improved efficiency in the Sales & Marketing departments. Shannon has frequently been recognized for a deep knowledge of GVA products, as well as an outstanding business and management judgment.

Shannon can be reached by phone at 1-905-569-6044, ext. 7280 and via email at

Shannon, Congratulations on the promotion!

Wesley Bydeweg

We are also happy to announce Wesley Bydeweg has joined GVA Lighting on August 21st, 2017 as Director of Sales & Marketing. Wes brings to GVA Lighting over 20 years of experience in sales, business development, marketing and electrical engineering. Working in companies like Vertiv Canada, Emerson Network Power Canada and Tyco Electronics, Wes knows the 380VDC power system very well.

Wes also likes to share his experience by teaching at Fanshawe College. He started his career in teaching in 2001. Since then he designed and instructed many course modules for the Ministry Electrical Apprenticeship program for Fanshawe College. Some of the courses he teaches are: Fiber Optics; Codes and Standards; RF Coax and Wireless; Networks; 1st and 2nd level Electronics; Electrical Prints -Level 1, 2, 3; 2nd and 3rd Level Electrical Code; Monitoring Communication and Controls.

Wes will be responsible for managing both Sales and Marketing departments as well as creating a strategic business sales plans that will bring GVA Lighting to the next level in the lighting industry.

Wes can be reached by phone at 1-905-569-6044, ext 7300and by email at

Wes, Congratulations and Welcome to GVA Team!