As of 1 September 2019 Hedwig Maes will take over as CEO of Tridonic, the lighting technology company of the Zumtobel Group. He succeeds Guido van Tartwijk, and will report directly to Alfred Felder, CEO Zumtobel Group.
Hedwig Maes, initially studied electrical engineering at Industriele Hogeschool Antwerpen-Mechelen (IHAM) and business administration at the UFSIA University in Antwerp. He has gained 32 years of 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.
“We are very pleased to have Hedwig Maes joining us. He has in-depth international experience and extensive knowledge of strategic orientation in the product and system business, for the management of our components business,” says Alfred Felder, CEO Zumtobel Group. “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.”