Spencer Bolgard joins MaxLite as president and COO
January 24, 2019 – Energy-efficient lighting manufacturer and marketer MaxLite has hired Spencer Bolgard as president and chief operating officer (COO). He joins the company from Phoenix Contact, where he served as general manager (GM) for the U.S. and vice-president (VP) of device connectors for the Americas.
By Peter Saunders
Beyond Phoenix Contact, Bolgard’s experience in the electrical and lighting industries includes progressively senior positions with Cooper Industries, Generation Brands (including Sea Gull Lighting and Monte Carlo Fans), Affiliated Distributors (AD), Motorola, Leviton and General Electric (GE).
“We are excited to have Spencer join the team,” says Yon Sung, CEO of MaxLite, which was founded in 1993. “His diverse background and deep industry experience make him 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.”
“I’m looking forward to leading, learning from and complementing the team,” says Bolgard. “MaxLite has an outstanding history of offering the best energy-saving products and solutions.”