MaxLite (West Caldwell, NJ): Spencer Bolgard is the company’s new president and chief operating officer.
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.
“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 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.