MaxLite hires Douglas Kruse as South Central Region Sales ManagerMaxLite has hired Douglas Kruse as South Central Region Sales Manager to help expand its brand presence in the south central region of the U.S.

In his new position, 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. His goal is to advance the brand presence of MaxLite in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Mississippi.

In the past, Kruse served as Southern Central Sales Representative for Progress Lighting 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 Salesperson of the Year at Progress and once for Hunter.