ELKHART, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Truck Accessories Group, LLC d/b/a Leer Group is proud to announce the appointment of Nando Zucchi as President and Chief Operating Officer. Nando joins the executive team at Leer Group with 20+ years of experience leading iconic consumer brands, CPG and durable goods manufacturers. He has a proven track record spearheading successful sales, marketing and product development strategies and building brand strengths.
Before joining Leer Group, Nando served as President of Pacific Cycle for three years, leading strategy, revenue and profit operations. In addition, he initiated successful e-commerce growth and implemented operation plans that improved both Pacific Cycle’s sourcing and distribution footprint. He was also a key contributor to the executive sales team. Previously, Nando has served executive roles in marketing, product management and international development.
“I’m very excited to join the LEER® team to help promote innovation, strategy and product development, while strengthening our relationships with truck owners and industry partners” says Zucchi. Nando succeeds Larry Colestock, who completed his assignment as interim president.
About Leer Group
Leer Group is North America’s largest manufacturer and supplier of fiberglass and aluminum truck caps, tonneau covers and truck accessories. These recreational and commercial/fleet products include LEER®, SnugTop®, Century®, Pace-Edwards by LEER®, Bedslide, LLC, State Wide Aluminum, Inc. and SE-GI brands. Headquartered in Indiana, Leer Group has manufacturing plants in Indiana, California, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Mexico, along with more than 1,300 independent dealers across North America. Leer Group is a business unit of J.B. Poindexter & Co., Inc. (JBPCO), a larger, privately held portfolio of manufacturing businesses that provide premier transportation goods and services. For more information visit LEER.com, SnugTop.com, CenturyCaps.com, Pace-Edwards.com or BEDSLIDE.com.
The Leer Group has been a business unit of JBPCO since 1987. For over 36 years, JBPCO has invested heavily in its people, processes, and facilities to make sure that LEER® remains a world-class organization and the #1 manufacturer of fiberglass and aluminum truck caps, tonneau covers and accessories in North America. These recreational, commercial and fleet products include LEER®, SnugTop, Century, Pace Edwards and BEDSLIDE® brands. Expect to see more updates focused on enhancing Leer Group’s team, capacity and products for today and the future.