Lenze Americas Welcomes New President
July 8, 2021—
Lenze recently announced the appointment of Steve Markham as president of Lenze Americas.
“More than ever, Lenze’s industrial solutions expertise and motion centric applications can make a real difference for machine builders looking for higher productivity, better energy efficiency, lower system cost, and global service support. We are thrilled to welcome Steve Markham to our organization. Under his leadership, Lenze Americas will build on our North American sales, production, and engineering footprint to better serve our customers and drive company growth,” said Christian Wendler, chairman of the Lenze executive board.
Having lead US and international firms in rapid growth, Markham brings extensive experience providing management and business consulting services, continuous improvement, and business transformations. With his multi-industry expertise in supply-chain, operations, production, and international business, Markham will make expansion of the Lenze brand in North America a top priority.
“By leveraging Lenze’s impressive worldwide capabilities, investing in logistics and supply chain, and expanding our comprehensive solutions portfolio and engineering support, I look forward to accelerating Lenze Americas’ position as a top motion control supplier,” said Markham. “It is an exciting time to be joining Lenze as we work to make a dramatic expansion in the Americas with our consistent and scalable solutions portfolio – which includes high-quality mechatronic products, powerful hardware and software for machine automation, and services for digitalization in areas such as big data management, cloud or mobile solutions, and software in the context of IoT.”
Markham brings a strong track record to Lenze having held executive leadership positions at Musent LLC, (Interim Management and Consulting), Schaefer Container Systems North Americas, Inc., and BLG Logistics, Inc. Markham is recognized for his ability to develop teams that create sales, client development, operational, and administrative strategies that deliver key results.
“I am motivated by challenges that provide an opportunity to learn and grow. I also gain great satisfaction from watching other people and teams develop and succeed,” said Markham. “The plan is for my experience in executing successful strategies, and mastering complex situations with analytical, solution-oriented problem solving, to result in Lenze Americas seeing significant market share growth and improved operational efficiencies.”
Markham attended the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a bachelor of arts degree.