Marine Travelift, Sturgeon Bay, WI, has announced the promotion of Erich Pfeifer to President and Chief Operating Officer as of August 10. Pfeifer succeeds Steve Pfeifer, the company’s President and CEO for the past eight years. Steve Pfeifer will remain with the company in a strategic and advisory role.
Erich Pfeifer joined Marine Travelift in 2003 as Sales Manager and was subsequently promoted to Sales Director of the Americas and then Vice President of Business Development and Marketing. In his new role, Erich Pfeifer will lead the company’s worldwide growth efforts with his deep understanding of the industry, his engineering background, and his experience and familiarity with the Travelift’s operations.