Tustin, Calif.-based Access Lighting has hired Maher Shaheen for the newly created position of Vice President of Business Development. His responsibilities include identifying promising business opportunities, forging productive business alliances, and charting new ways to explore and expand markets. He will also be working with Access Lighting on the development of new products.

 For the past four years, Maher Shaheen was at WAC Lighting, where he was instrumental in growing sales by cultivating and strengthening both B2B and B2C relationships.

Harry Rosenblatt, President and Owner of Access, states, “We are delighted to have Maher join our team as VP/Business Development. We look forward to him working closely with our established team and helping further develop the company. Maher’s wealth of experience and industry knowledge has already made him a key addition to Access Lighting. Our commitment to continue developing innovative designs paired with cutting edge technology, and meeting the demands of our customers, led us to bring Maher on as part of the Access Lighting team. We feel very fortunate to have found someone of Maher’s caliber to fulfill this role.”

Maher adds, “I am excited to take on a new challenge with Access Lighting, which is a company with a stellar reputation for its integrity, customer service, and innovative products. I look forward to working with the team to further develop and expand Access Lighting’s product and business relationships. I feel fortunate to be joining a company that is growing and making its mark in the industry.”