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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®

From over 140 manufacturing and distribution facilities located throughout North America, Africa and Europe, Lippert™ supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading manufacturers of recreational vehicles, automobiles, watercraft and prefab homes. It also operates in adjacent markets, including hospitality, transportation, construction and agriculture. Lippert™ serves a wide range of aftermarket segments, providing high-quality products for the recreational vehicle / caravanning, automotive and marine industries. With over 12,500 team members and a diverse portfolio of best-in-class brands, Lippert™ adopts a team-based business philosophy and has proven that, by putting people first, the possibilities for growth and development are truly endless.

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