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LEKTRO Hires New Engineering Director

WARRENTON, OR – LEKTRO is proud to announce the addition of Anya Getman, Ph.D., as their director of engineering. She will lead LEKTRO’s product design, certifications and technology development efforts. Her mix of education and technical experience make her the perfect leader for LEKTRO’s expanding engineering department.

Anya earned her doctorate in electrical engineering from Binghamton University, in New York and received her master’s in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. Previously she worked for Ford, Caterpillar, IBM, General Electric, and most recently as the chief engineer of Hyster-Yale’s Innovation Group. In addition to being a 6 Sigma Black Belt, she owns a horse farm that breeds Holsteiner horses for Olympic competition.

LEKTRO, Inc. designs, manufactures, services and supports the world’s leading all-electric towbarless aircraft tugs. Founded in 1945, LEKTRO is celebrating 70 years as a second generation, family owned business. LEKTRO has produced over 4,700 of its innovative towing vehicles since it built the first ever towbarless tug in 1967. To meet the diverse needs of the aviation industry, LEKTRO produces 9 model series which have been sold to over 94 countries. We invite you to visit our website for more information and photos.

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