Director of Development and Sales (Ret.)—Heliosphere Designs LLC (Solar product marketing); Director since 1988
Director since 1988
Committees: Audit, Compensation
Mr. Lichtendahl was a director of development and sales for Heliosphere Designs LLC, a private company until his retirement in 2020. From 2011 to 2012, he served as a senior adviser for Nestle Waters of North America, following Nestle’s acquisition of Sweet Leaf Tea, which had acquired Tradewinds Beverage Company in 2010. From 1996 to 2010, Mr. Lichtendahl was president and a director of Tradewinds, a privately owned, Cincinnati-based company formed following the sale of Hudepohl-Schoenling.
Mr. Lichtendahl’s years of service on our board and audit committee supports institutional continuity with company and industry knowledge accumulated through all phases of industry and economic cycles and through our expansion over that period. He brings valuable insights gained in developing customer relationships, ethical practices, high-quality staff and product differentiation that helped turn his company, Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co., into the 10th largest brewer in the United States before its sale in 1996.
Selected Directorships and Memberships
Nonprofit boards benefiting youth, civic and conservation organizations
Age as of March 10, 2021.