Lippert Components promotes Stephan Lussier to Managing Director of RV Aftermarket Sales
Elkhart, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) announces that 30-year RV industry veteran Stephan Lussier has been promoted to Managing Director of RV Aftermarket Sales. Lussier most recently held the title of Director of New Business Development for LCI’s Aftermarket division. Before that he was Senior Vice President of Sales for The Coast Distribution System, Inc. in Morgan Hill, California.
“In just a short time, Stephan has shown us he can successfully lead our Aftermarket sales team to grow business,” said Jason Lippert, LCI Chief Executive Officer. “Our focus on supporting RV dealers is a key factor in our long-term strategy, and Stephan’s industry experience and knowledge will help strengthen our team and further bolster our commitment to our dealer network.”
In 1985 Lussier helped found International Trailer Supply, and in 1992 he helped found The Coast Distribution System Canada. Throughout his career, Lussier has helped develop extensive sales networks across North America. During his 24 years at Coast Distribution he helped introduce many new products into the marketplace. As Director of New Business Development, Stephan expanded LCI’s reach and presence in the RV aftermarket.
In his new role as Managing Director of RV Aftermarket Sales, Lussier will drive aftermarket growth through strategic product promotion, dealer support programs and product training. He will work closely with each LCI team that directly effects the RV Aftermarket business, including Customer Support, Marketing, Sales, Research & Development, Operations and more to develop effective dealer sales and marketing programs to grow and better serve LCI’s dealer network.
Jason Lippert said Lussier embodies the Company’s core values. “Stephan has the passion and enthusiasm to win every day. He really cares about people and will be an excellent leader,” said Jason Lippert. “Stephan came to us as a celebrated RV industry veteran with an exceptional reputation in the business. He knows the industry and will leverage his relationships to grow our Aftermarket business and enhance the RV lifestyle.”
Lussier said he will focus much of his time on team building, communication between departments and growing LCI’s Aftermarket programs. “I’m excited to help grow our RV aftermarket business by developing strong teams and customer programs,” said Lussier. “LCI already has a strong foundation of sales and marketing support. We’re ready to take our products and services to the next level to help our dealers be more successful.”
From over 70 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America and Europe, LCI Industries, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc., supplies, domestically and internationally, a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading OEMs in the recreation and transportation product markets, consisting of recreational vehicles and adjacent industries, including buses; trailers used to haul boats, livestock, equipment, and other cargo; trucks; boats; trains; manufactured homes; and modular housing. The Company also supplies engineered components to the related aftermarkets of these industries primarily by selling to retail dealers, wholesale distributors, and service centers. LCI's products include steel chassis and related components; axles and suspension solutions; slide-out mechanisms and solutions; thermoformed bath, kitchen, and other products; vinyl, aluminum, and frameless windows; manual, electric, and hydraulic stabilizer and leveling systems; entry, luggage, patio, and ramp doors; furniture and mattresses; electric and manual entry steps; awnings and awning accessories; electronic components; appliances; televisions, sound systems, navigation systems, and backup cameras; and other accessories. Additional information about LCI and its products can be found at www.lci1.com.
Lippert Components, Inc.
3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514