WEST CALDWELL, N.J. -- MaxLite, a leading global manufacturer and marketer of energy-efficient lighting solutions since 1993, has named Peter Maier as chief financial officer.
In his new role, Maier will focus on strengthening and improving MaxLite’s financial management system, processes and technology tools to support the continued sales growth of the company. He will report directly to President and Chief Operating Officer Spencer Bolgard.
Maier brings more than 20 years of experience in finance and IT leadership to MaxLite.
“We are excited to welcome Peter and his friendly, can-do attitude to the MaxLite team,” Bolgard said. “Peter has a proven record of helping organizations create and sustain highly profitable growth. I am confident his technical expertise and ability to drive operational excellence will be instrumental in moving MaxLite forward in its strategic growth plan.”
Prior to MaxLite, Maier worked for more than 21 years with global high-tech manufacturing firm INFICON. He held key leadership roles within INFICON, including president and chief financial officer, and drove sales growth by expanding the existing market and growing share for its intelligent sensor systems business unit. Maier previously worked in finance and IT at Deloitte Consulting and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.
“MaxLite has a rich, 25-year history as an energy-efficient lighting innovator, and I am honored to join the company at such an exciting time,” Maier said. “I look forward to working with the entire MaxLite team to build on the company’s strong foundation as a customer-first lighting provider, and reach new heights in sales growth and customer satisfaction.”
Maier holds a master’s degree in business administration, finance and computer science from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany.
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 teams and facilities in New Jersey, Indiana and California.