(PRESS RELEASE) DORNBIRN, Austria, 30-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Tridonic announces the appointment of Hedwig Maes as new CEO effective 1 September 2019. Hedwig succeeds Guido van Tartwijk, who left the company at his own request at the end of last year. Hedwig Maes will report directly to Alfred Felder, CEO ZUMTOBEL Group.
Hedwig Maes, born in Belgium, studied electrical engineering at Industriele Hogeschool Antwerpen-Mechelen (IHAM) and business administration at the UFSIA University in Antwerp. He is a highly experienced Managing Director and Head of Sales with 32 years of professional experience in the areas of electronics, industrial automation and industry systems with companies such as General Electric and ABB. Most recently, he held the position of Vice President of Global Systems & Solutions at Rockwell Automation for 10 years.
Alfred Felder, CEO ZUMTOBEL Group, commented: “We are very pleased to have won Hedwig Maes, a manager with international experience and extensive knowledge of strategic orientation in the product and system business, for the management of our components business. I am convinced that with Hedwig Maes, CFO Thomas Erath and COO Alexander Jankovsky, we now have an excellent management team to lead Tridonic into the future.”
Tridonic is the lighting technology company of the ZUMTOBEL Group. It is a globally active brand providing solutions to make lighting smart, connected and efficient. The brand offers a holistic architecture of high quality, reliable and energy-efficient hardware and software.
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SOURCE: Zumtobel Group AG