Lewmar Inc Gets New General Manager

Lewmar Inc., the US subsidiary of the international marine equipment supplier has named┬áJohn Harsh as General Manager. John will take responsibility for the management and operations of the US sales office and Navtec, Lewmar’s rigging division.

An experienced manufacturing operations executive, John joins Lewmar from United Abrasives/SAIT (Willimantic CT), where he held the position of Vice President (VP) of North American Manufacturing and Distribution. Prior to this post he was with screwdriver hand tool manufacturer Pratt-Read Corporation, based in Bridgeport, CT. from 1992 until 2008; where he worked in a variety of roles from VP sales and marketing through to VP operations and finally Chief Operating Officer.