• Lewis brings 15+ years of sales and technical engineering across recreational and commercial marine sectors
• His knowledge and experience is an asset for ZF Marine customers, partners and the industry as a whole
Miramar, Fla., USA. ZF Marine announces today the hire of George Lewis as new head of product line commercial-fast craft, North/Central America and the Caribbean, reporting to Wolfgang Schmid, ZF’s Industrial Division Head for North America.
“ZF Marine welcomes George aboard and looks forward to the positive impact he will have upon the company’s sales across the Americas and Caribbean,” said Schmid. “With his deep industry knowledge and technical skill as a trained naval architect and proven sales leader, George is sure to be a valued asset for our customers, partners and the industry as a whole.”
With this position effective immediately, Lewis is now operating from ZF Marine’s headquarters in Miramar, Fla.
Lewis earned a bachelor’s degree in ocean engineering from Virginia Tech University and a certificate in yacht design from The Landing School of Boatbuilding & Design. He has multiple years of technical engineering and sales experience across the recreational and commercial marine sector on a boatbuilding- and component-level. Lewis previously worked at Humphree AB, as regional sales manager, Southeast USA, and at Sea Ray Boats, in Merritt Island, Fla., where he held the positions of senior naval architect and naval propulsion supervisor for sport cruisers and sport boats.
About ZF Friedrichshafen AG
ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies vehicles in a wide range of categories. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions and protecting the climate.
ZF, which acquired WABCO Holdings Inc. on May 29, 2020, now has 160,000 employees worldwide with approximately 260 locations in 41 countries. In 2019, the two then-independent companies achieved sales of €36.5 billion (ZF) and $3.4 billion (WABCO).
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