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Lippert Components Promotes John Ries to Vice President of Rv Products

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 LCI Industries®

With over 120 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America and Europe, Lippert™ is a leading, global manufacturer and supplier of highly engineered components and customized solutions dedicated to shaping, growing, and bettering the RV, marine, automotive, commercial vehicle, and building products industries, and their adjacent markets. Lippert also serves a broad array of aftermarket industries, supplying best-in-class products designed to enhance recreational pursuits, both on the road and on the water. From powerful towing technology and automated RV leveling systems, to boating furniture and one-of-a-kind shade solutions — Lippert combines strategic manufacturing capabilities with the power of our winning team culture to deliver unrivaled Customer Service, award-winning Innovation, and premium Products to every industry and person we serve.

3501 County Road 6 East
Elkhart, IN 46514