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Lippert Components promotes John Ries to Vice President of RV Products

August 13, 2018

Elkhart, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) announces today the promotion of John Ries to Vice President of RV Products. Ries was most recently General Manager of LCI’s Specialty Products Division.

In his new role, Ries will be responsible for Awnings, Laminated Products, Axles, Doors, Slide-Outs, Steps, and Electric Stabilizing and Leveling Systems and will oversee over 2,000 team members from LCI.

“I’m honored and excited to work with the teams and help drive even better results at LCI at these divisions. As I’ve grown with the Company, I’ve seen our efforts improve production processes and build team culture which has made our Company better,” said Ries. “I’m excited to see how far we can go together.”

“John has done an outstanding job of leading the Specialty Products Division over the past year. John’s positive energy and rapport with the team members he leads are the qualities that set him apart,” said Jason Lippert, LCI’s CEO. “We’re excited to continue to grow and improve under John’s guidance and leadership.”

Ries has 30 years of leadership and manufacturing experience across several industries and has excelled at continuous process improvement, quality assurance, and employee development. Prior to joining LCI, Ries worked as Regional Manager for TI Automotive for nearly 20 years, as General Manager of Dana Holding Corporation and was Vice President of Operations at AL-KO Kober Group.

John Ries can be reached at

About Lippert Components®

From over 65 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout the United States and in Canada, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®), a subsidiary of LCI Industries (NYSE:LCII), supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers of the leisure and mobile transportation industries, 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. LCI also supplies 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 chassis 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; furniture and mattresses; entry, luggage, patio, and ramp doors; electric and manual entry steps; awnings and awning accessories; electronic components; televisions and sound systems; navigation systems; backup cameras; appliances; and other accessories. Additional information about Lippert Components and its products can be found at

Lippert Components, Inc.
3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514