Fluence Hires New COO
Fluence Bioengineering Inc. has hired David Cohen to be the company’s chief operating officer.
Cohen will lead the Fluence Marketing, Sales and Operations teams, and he will focus on the creation and execution of the global growth strategy along with defining and executing the digitization strategy for Fluence.
“David will be an integral part of Fluence’s growth trajectory as the company expands to become the global leader of the horticultural lighting industry,” said Nick Klase, CEO and co-founder, Fluence Bioengineering. “David’s experience in directing high-growth products in the LED lighting industry will ensure Fluence anticipates and addresses developing trends in food and cannabis production around the world.”
Cohen has extensive leadership experience in the lighting industry.
His most recent position was general manager and CEO of Schréder Lighting U.S.A. Prior to that, Cohen was the general manager of Future Electronics’ lighting business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, while based in London.
“The Fluence Bioengineering acquisition by Osram pairs best in class technology with a global lighting leader. I am excited to be joining Fluence at this critical time to drive global expansion,” Cohen said.