MaxLite appoints Douglas Kruse to South Central Region District Sales Manager

Feb. 24, 2012
Date Announced: 24 Feb 2012 West Caldwell, New Jersey--- To help expand its brand presence in the south central region of the United States, MaxLite® Vice President of Sales Central Kim Kiesgen has announced the appointment of Douglas Kruse to South Central Region Sales Manager. MaxLite is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of MaxLED®, an award-winning line of innovative LED luminaires and lamps using state-of-the-art LED technology.“Doug Kruse is a welcome addition to MaxLite,” said Mr. Kiesgen. “His lighting experience and relationships with former employers will indeed aid Doug’s success in the very near future. I find Doug’s professional attitude very encouraging and we are looking forward to a tremendous opportunity in growing the MaxLite business base in the south central region. This is the first time that MaxLite has hired a district sales manager in the central region, and with Doug’s lighting expertise and distributor and end-user knowledge, he will be able to hit the streets running at full speed. Welcome aboard Doug.”In his new position, Mr. Kruse will work closely with MaxLite’s sales agencies to develop LED and other energy efficient lighting programs for architects, designers, lighting distributors, specifiers and allied industry professionals. He will advance the brand presence of MaxLite in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Mississippi.His professional experience includes serving as Southern Central Sales Representative for Progress Lighting (most recently), as well as the District Sales Representative (to Home Depot) for Hunter Ceiling Fan Company. In addition, he worked as Sales Representative for Parlux Industries. Mr. Kruse was recognized three times as Regional Sales Person of the Year at Progress and once for Hunter.Mr. Kruse can be contacted by phone at 713.252.5965 or by email at [email protected] MaxLite ( global manufacturing and marketing expertise that dates back to 1955, MaxLite was one of the first movers into LED technology in the industry. Committed to energy-efficiency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2009, MaxLite established the MaxLED® brand, an extensive line of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures featuring innovative LED luminaires and lamps using the latest state-of-the-art LED technology, ranging from the award-winning Flat Panel collection, to the best-selling outdoor lineup, plug-and-play light bars and lamps. Out of the company’s two main distribution centers, conveniently located in West Caldwell, New Jersey and Rancho Cucamonga, California, MaxLite ships products within the continental United States within one to three days on standard orders. Through MaxLite’s innovative research and development capabilities in its California office, MaxLite continues to be at the forefront of energy-efficient technologies. For more information about MaxLite and its products, call 800-555-5629, fax 973-244-7333, email [email protected], or tweet us at

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