Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based developer of efficiency and emissions improvement solutions for fleets, has announced Mark McGrew as its director of sales for North America.
In this position, McGrew will be responsible for leading sales and business development efforts for all Lightning Systems’ products in North America. His primary responsibilities will include identifying and securing business opportunities with commercial and government fleets throughout North America.
McGrew joins Lightning Systems with an 18-year background in national account sales, marketing, sales management and customer service, with vehicle manufacturers serving refuse, food and beverage delivery, package delivery and government fleets. Most recently, McGrew was the vice president of sales for Parker’s Hybrid Drive Systems division, where he sold more than $10 million in hybrid transmissions into the Class 8 refuse market. Prior to Parker, Mark was director of sales for Navistar International Corp., where he was responsible for sales of The company’s all-electric step vans.
“Mark understands commercial and government fleets and their need for uptime, vehicle efficiency, and sustainability,” says David Brosky, vice president of sales for Lightning Systems. “He’s been on the front line of bringing sustainable transportation solutions to the commercial and government fleet market, and he’s poised to help us lead the transformation as the industry moves to cleaner, more responsible vehicle technologies that get the job done.”
Lightning Systems notes that it recently announced its new LightningElectric zero-emissions package for the heavy-duty Ford Transit as part of Ford’s eQVM program. Conversions and service are performed by Ford QVM partners and dealers around the world. Orders are being taken for the LightningElectric Ford Transit now, with limited-time rebates available, and delivery of first orders in March and April.
Lightning Systems, formerly known as Lightning Hybrids, is a fast-growing, global fleet solutions company with headquarters in Loveland, Colo. A variety of new Lightning Systems’ efficiency and emissions improvement innovations, including a fleet-tracking analytics system called LightningAnalytics, are being introduced over the next two years to support commercial and government fleets.