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Lippert Promotes Harcourt Schutz to Senior Director of Aftermarket Marine Sales

Lippert Promotes Harcourt Schutz to Senior Director of Aftermarket Marine Sales

March 14, 2022

Elkhart, Ind. – Lippert Components, Inc. (Lippert™), a supplier of a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) in the recreation and transportation product markets, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, is pleased to announce the promotion of Harcourt Schutz to Senior Director of Aftermarket Marine Sales, which includes the premier brands of Lewmar®, SureShade®, and Taylor Made®.

Schutz brings more than 20 years of leadership, knowledge, and experience in the Marine marketplace in the U.S. and UK. He has held several roles at Lewmar, a leading marine equipment supplier that manufactures products in the UK and distributes products in the U.S. Most recently, he served as the Senior Director of Sales for Lewmar Aftermarket, where he was responsible for attracting new retail and wholesale distribution opportunities. Schutz has also served as the U.S. General Manager, National Sales Manager in OEM and Sales Aftermarket, and Market Manager.

Mark Boessler, Lippert’s Senior Vice President of Aftermarket, says, “Harcourt is strongly revered throughout the Marine industry in the OEM and Aftermarket sectors and will provide the outstanding leadership needed to continue to drive innovative new products for our brands while providing even greater service to our customers now and in the future.”

“We’re excited about the Lippert Aftermarket Marine growth journey ahead under the leadership, focus, and care of Harcourt Schutz. We firmly believe he will help us build a world-class Sales organization,” stated Stephan Lussier, Lippert Vice President of Aftermarket.

“It’s a true honor to have the opportunity to expand my role beyond Lewmar and work with all of the brands under Lippert Marine. I look forward to leading the growth of our Sales team to further enhance our customer relationships and continued success in the Marine industry,” said Schutz.

Schutz earned his bachelor’s degree from the College of Charleston. In the late 1990s, he was a two-time All American in Sailing and a two-time member of the U.S. Sailing Team. He lives in Connecticut with his two sons who are 11 and 15. In his free time, Schutz enjoys boating and aviation.

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