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Lippert Components promotes Brian Hess to Vice President of Innovation

January 16, 2019

Elkhart, Ind. — Lippert Components, Inc. (LCI®) announces today that Brian Hess has been promoted to the role of Vice President of Innovation. In his new role, Hess will work to develop innovative product solutions across all industries the Company serves.

Hess will work with the LCI innovation teams across the Company to influence product innovation for the RV industry as well as the other markets LCI serves, including marine, residential building products, university and hotel accommodations, and other important leisure and mobile transportation markets.

“Product innovation has always been an area of strength for us. With Brian’s promotion, we’re amplifying our innovation efforts across the entire Company in order to achieve our goal of bringing even more product innovation to our customers on a consistent basis,” commented Andy Murray, LCI’s Chief Sales Officer. “Brian’s education and background, combined with over a decade of experience, make him uniquely qualified for his new role. With the support of our talented innovation teams, we know he will excel and continue to fuel product innovation.”

Previously, Hess served as the Company’s Director of Sales for the Chassis Division and, most recently, as Director of Sales, Towables. Hess has been with the Company for more than six years and has a strong background within the RV industry.

With the promotion of Hess, the Company plans to take its product innovation to the next level and to identify the key insights and trends that will shape the products of the future.

“I’m very excited to take on this new role at LCI. In order to support our mission of making lives better for the people and industries we serve through the products that we develop, my primary focus will be to create a culture of innovation by ensuring that all team members, suppliers, partners, retail customers, and end users are engaged in the innovation process,” stated Hess.

Brian Hess can be reached at bhess@lci1.com

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 LippertComponents.com.

Lippert Components, Inc.
3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514
Email: marcom@lci1.com