Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) announced today (Jan. 16) 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.
According to a press release, 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 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 LCI’s director of sales for the chassis division and, most recently, as director of sales, towables. He 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 Lippert 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 [email protected]