ZF Marine LLC Announces Personnel Changes

Posted on March 2, 2011

ZF Marine has announced a series of personnel changes in its North American distribution organization.

Roland “Bubba” Benoit has been named account manager, Commercial Craft, responsible for expanding ZF’s presence in the Texas Gulf and Inland River territories. Jay Denckla is the new account manager, West Coast, responsible for complete propulsion system for pleasure craft. Josh Foster is a technical representative in the aftermarket group, tasked with providing technical service to customers.

David Gonzalez is the new account manager, Southeast U.S., and CMC (Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America). He will be the key contact to a large number of boat builders and engine distributors in the southeastern U.S. and will work with ZF Marine’s network of distributors in the Caribbean, Mexico, and Central America to increase market share. Arjen Hoogendijk, project manager, Commercial Craft, has overall responsibility for the management of new build and repower projects relating to the ZF commercial thruster product family.

Jonathan Lucco is the new account manager, Propulsion, with responsibility for sales to OE customers and as liaison to ZF Marine’s network of authorized propeller distributors. David Santos is segment manager, Commercial Craft, with overall responsibility for ZF Marine LLC’s Commercial Craft product family and the newly acquired ZF HRP product family.

Keith Stanley is account manager, Mid-Atlantic and Gary White is the new sales & applications manager, ZF Marine Electronics LLC. He will manage the company’s electronic controls business on the U.S. East Coast.