NORDEON GROUP BV appoints Dr. Dieter Brenken as CFO for Global Operations

Eindhoven / Netherlands, August 17 2020. NORDEON GROUP BV announces the appointment of Dr. Dieter Brenken as Chief Financial Officer for Nordeon Group BV global operations effective August 17, 2020.  Brenken brings a wealth of expertise to the organization, having held numerous CFO positions in medium to large international companies and conglomerates.  Brenken will report directly to Chris Stockton, CEO of the Nordeon Group. 

Stockton noted, “What a great addition to the organization!  Dr. Brenken brings a level of discipline, corporate governance experience, and knowledge necessary to most effectively expedite the development of our expanding international company.  Dieter adds a great deal of global experience to the team and will help us be more strategic in our approach to funding emerging market growth and maximizing profitability within our existing businesses”.

Dr. Brenken succeeds Winfried Falk at the helm. Mr. Falk will support Dr. Brenken over the next several months to ensure a smooth and successful transition. Chris Stockton stated, “I would like to thank Winfried Falk for his years of service with Nordeon Group BV. Winfried has been a champion of finance for the group, helping to navigate through difficult situations and finding solutions to the betterment of the group. We wish Winfried and his family all the best in his new endeavors.” 

Dr. Brenken will be based at the corporate office in Eindhoven and oversee finance operations of the Nordeon Group’s numerous business units across the globe.


The Nordeon Group is a fast-growing global lighting conglomerate comprised of medium-sized agile production and innovation facilities that work very closely with its specific markets. The goal of the group is to combine the experience, capacity, and capabilities of the individual businesses to achieve maximum service and performance to the customer. The Nordeon Group has a comprehensive portfolio of leading lighting companies to meet the needs of the market. The brands and companies under the umbrella of the Nordeon Group benefit from a worldwide distribution network, extensive production facilities, and shared infrastructure.

For outdoor lighting:

Griven (Italy) – outdoor architectural dynamic lighting solutions

Hess (Germany) – premium design-driven outdoor luminaires and site furnishings and the brand Vulkan, which stands for technical and efficient outdoor luminaires.

For indoor lighting:

Lamp (Spain, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, France) – an extensive product range of architectural interior and exterior luminaires.

Nordeon Lighting Solutions (Germany) – specialist in sustainable lighting solutions in industry, retail, and logistics.

SCHMITZ | WILA (Germany) – premium brand for architectural interior lighting

WILA UK (Great Britain) – high-quality lighting solutions for interior spaces.

For indoor and outdoor lighting:

Nordeon Group USA (USA) – HessAmerica, Griven USA, Pantheon Lighting, Nordeon USA, Lamp, Schmitz-Wila, and Wila.

The individual operating companies are strongly represented in the North American market by the Nordeon Group’s facilities in Gaffney, South Carolina. This is complemented by proprietary sales offices of the Lamp brand in Latin America. In the Middle East, the Nordeon Group has also strengthened its market position significantly by establishing its own sales office.