MaxLite names product marketing manager

MaxLite has appointed Jim Wang to product marketing manager. He will report directly to Pat Treadway, MaxLite’s director of product marketing.

“Jim comes to MaxLite with a deep lighting background and extensive product marketing expertise,” said Treadway. “He provides a broad experience and knowledge in lighting design and research and development, as well as a strong understanding of the types of lighting that are needed for a wide range of key market segments and applications.”

In his new role, Wang will oversee a variety of product categories including: LED Outdoor Lighting such as wall packs, security, flood and area lights, and garage and canopy fixtures; high bay LED and linear fluorescent fixtures; HighMax high output CFL lamps and fixtures; induction fixtures; and ballasts, transformers, sockets and controls used for fluorescent products.

Wang most recently served as product manager for Simkar, a manufacturer of fluorescent and HID luminaires, and as commercial design and marketing specialist for Hadco, a manufacturer of high-end outdoor and landscape lighting. He also served as industrial market manager for Holophane, senior product marketing manager for Hubbell Lighting, marketing program industrial designer for Cooper Lighting, industrial designer, development engineer, and product planner for IBM Office Products Division.

Wang received nearly 40 patents and more than a dozen industry honors including the Thomas J. Watson, Jr. IBM Design Excellence Award, six ID Magazine Awards for Design Excellence, two IF Good Design awards from Hannover Fair, and three IBM Invention Achievement Awards.

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