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W. Lester moves to Supervisory Board at Neander Motors

Lutz, who has been with Neander since the company was founded in 2003 and handed over the position of CEO of Neander Motors to Björn Thomsen in 2021, is moving to the supervisory board.

Joel Despuig Reid, who joined the company as Global Sales Director in 2021, has taken over the role as Chief Operating Officer as Lutz W. Lester’s successor. 

Joel comments, “I am honored and excited to kick off this new chapter at Neander Motors as Chief Operating Officer.Thanks to Lutz W. Lester’s vision and passion, the company is today equipped with a strong, reliable and impressive product. I want to thank the shareholders and the supervisory board for their trust and most importantly my colleague on the Executive Board, Bjorn Thomsen.”

Lutz W. Lester, comments, “I am delighted to hand the reins to Joel, I know I am leaving the role in safe hands. He truly shares our vision for the company and his personality and natural leadership will allow the company to expand the possibilities of marine engine propulsion for the professional market. Moving to the Supervisory Board will ensure I can continue to be available with my experience and network.”