Maurice Spee of Signify appointed chair of Recolight board of directors
Recolight, the leading WEEE compliance scheme for lighting, is pleased to announce the appointment of Maurice Spee from Signify as Chair of the Recolight Board.
Maurice, Director for Collection & Recycling at Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), has been with the company for almost 20 years. He has substantial experience in WEEE across a number of European countries and sits on the board of several other European WEEE compliance schemes. Maurice Replaces Martin De Jager of Signify, who is retiring from Signify and the Recolight board.
On Joining Recolight, Maurice said
“I am delighted to be joining the Recolight board. The company is entering an exciting new phase in its growth, as domestic luminaires came into scope at the beginning of 2019. I look forward to contributing to Recolight as the company responds to the challenge of the expanded scope. .”
Announcing the news, Recolight Chief Executive, Nigel Harvey said
“Recolight are pleased to welcome Maurice Spee to the board as chair. His knowledge of lighting and WEEE across Europe is invaluable to us. His experience will support the growth of Recolight, and the standards on which our reputation is based. The board is grateful for the support of Martin De Jager who has served on the Recolight board for over 8 years
Other directors of Recolight are Andreas Adam Senior Director of LEDVANCE who joined in 2016, Bridget Anderson, Financial Controller of Feilo Sylvania who joined in 2014 and Glen Christie, Product Line Leader of Tungsram who joined in 2018.
Recolight is the leading UK WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, taking on responsibility for its
members’ WEEE compliance, giving their customers access to the UK’s most comprehensive free lamp
collection and recycling service, and helping to ensure that as many lamps as possible are kept out of landfill.
Recolight’s comprehensive offering makes it the preferred WEEE scheme for the lighting industry, setting the
standard for the sector. It is the only WEEE compliance scheme in the UK to provide integrated Lamp and
Luminaire collection and recycling. It has the biggest UK-wide network of collection points for all WEEE lighting.
As a result, since its founding in 2007, Recolight has funded the recycling of over 300 million lamps, LEDs and
luminaires, more than all other UK WEEE schemes put together.