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MaxLite appoints Spencer Bolgard as president and chief operating officer

WEST CALDWELL, N.J. (January 3, 2019) – MaxLite, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of energy-efficient lighting solutions since 1993, has named Spencer Bolgard as president and chief operating officer.

“We are excited to have Spencer join the MaxLite team,” said CEO Yon Sung. “His diverse background and deep industry experience make Spencer ideally suited to lead our company to continued growth and success as we turn the page on our first 25 years and begin a new chapter in MaxLite history.”

Bolgard joins MaxLite from Phoenix Contact, where he spent the last six years serving as general manager of the company’s U.S. subsidiary, and vice president of its device connector business in the Americas. Bolgard is a veteran of the electrical and lighting industries, having held progressively senior positions with Cooper Industries, Generation Brands - Sea Gull Lighting/Monte Carlo Fans, Affiliated Distributors, Motorola, Leviton and GE.

“I’m looking forward to leading, learning from, and complementing the terrific team at MaxLite,” said Bolgard. “MaxLite has an outstanding, 25-year history of offering the best energy-saving products and solutions for long-term customer satisfaction in the industry.”

Bolgard holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Denison University in Granville, Ohio, and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. He also served as an armor officer in the U.S. Army.

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MaxLite has been committed to providing energy-efficient lighting products since 1993. One of the first movers into LED technology in the industry, MaxLite offers an extensive line of quality, certified indoor and outdoor LED lamps and luminaires. A five-time recipient of the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for its industry leadership, MaxLite continues to be at the forefront of energy- efficient technologies through the innovative research and development capabilities of its New Jersey headquarters and California office. For more information, call 800-555-5629, email, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.




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