MANITOWOC, Wis., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- energybank, a U.S. based manufacturer specializing in high-performance LED lighting and controls, announced the appointment of Scott Esson as Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Esson is a senior financial executive with diverse U.S. and international experience in accounting systems and controls. In his role as CFO, Mr. Esson will further drive stakeholder value by overseeing corporate finance, capital and financing strategies, accounting, and investor relations for the company.
"I am thrilled to play a part in energybank's dedication to strategic growth and its commitment to LED Done Right™," commented Mr. Esson. "It is an honor to join a company that is a disruptive force in the LED lighting and controls space. I look forward to working with the energybank team to ensure we are financially well-positioned and yet nimble so that we can continue to innovate and grow our business."
"Scott has an impressive track record and is the ideal candidate to help grow the company," stated founder and CEO Neal Verfuerth. "As part of our People-Products-Process strategy to achieve LED Done Right™, we believe in the investment in talent. Scott is an excellent addition to the executive team to support our long-term business objectives."
As CFO, Mr. Esson will be responsible for overseeing the finance operations to continue to drive growth, capitalizing on the increasing demand for energy efficient LED lighting solutions.
"Scott brings with him broad experience and knowledge of what is needed to transform the demand for energybank technology into a financially strong business," stated Verfuerth.
Esson is a respected financial executive with 20+ years of financial management experience. Esson joins energybank from Barry Wehmiller (U.S. capital equipment manufacturer) where he served as Vice President of Finance. He was responsible for the financial management of multiple divisions, leading the transition to lean practices and comprehensive accounting, banking, insurance and procurement.
Esson received his MBA from DePaul University, BS in Accounting from Valparaiso University and CPA certification.
energybank is a Manitowoc, Wisconsin-based company specializing in the advancement of solid state lighting and controls. energybank has unique capabilities in the lighting and controls industry with its proprietary thermal management, optical optimization and application engineering. Numerous patent applications have been submitted to protect its intellectual property. LED Done Right™.
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