Arjen Maarleveld is president of Avtec. Maarleveld was chosen to lead the Avtec team in October 2017 after serving three years as an advisory board member. As president, Maarleveld guides Avtec’s worldwide operations, which consist of approximately 140 members across the engineering, product management, professional services, sales, and marketing departments.
Maarleveld brings more than 35 years of executive leadership experience to Avtec. He served for more than two years as CEO of Vega, a New Zealand-based global leader in high-performance navigation aids. Maarleveld’s efforts to reshape the global specialty brand, whose clients include the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, helped produce 47 percent year-over-year revenue growth.
Prior to that, Maarleveld spent four years as chief operating officer at Tait Communications. In that role, he oversaw global product development and management, engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, partnering, and quality for mobile solutions, including SaaS and cloud-based smart device applications.
Maarleveld’s distinguished executive background also includes stints as senior vice president of products and solutions at Esko, chief operating officer at GS1, and president of the product division at Equant (now Orange Business Services).
He holds a bachelor’s in political economy from the University of California, Berkley.