Promotions announced at Hendrickson

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Jeff Zawacki has assumed duties as general manager of the Hendrickson Bumper and Trim business unit in Joliet, Ill.; and Sean Coleman has assumed duties as director of marketing in addition to overseeing program management for Hendrickson Truck Systems Group.

Douglas A. Sanford, vice president and general manager of the Hendrickson Truck Systems Group in Woodridge, Ill., says Zawacki holds full responsibility for the bumper and trim business, including strategic direction and day-to-day management of the operation.

A 13-year veteran of Hendrickson, Zawacki most recently served as director of marketing and engineering for bumper and trim since 2003 and previously held the post of manager of program management and business development for the truck group. He also held posts at bumper and trim from 1997 to 2000. Before joining Hendrickson, Zawacki served in various positions in operations and engineering with the Victor/Reinz division of Dana Corp.

As director of marketing and program management, Coleman takes responsibility for division marketing in addition to leading all program management initiatives for the division. His technical background, coupled with his previous marketing and sales experience, position him for success in this critically important role, says Douglas A. Sanford, vice president and general manager of the truck group.

A 14-year veteran of Hendrickson, Coleman served as director of truck OEM sales for the past three years. He has held posts of increasing responsibility, including truck senior marketing manager, district sales manager, trailer account manager and truck account manager. Coleman came to Hendrickson from Carlisle Companies, where he served for four years as a sales engineer.