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Sass Joins Hendrickson

Release date: 10/15/2018

For Immediate Release
For more information contact:
Mark Slingluff
(330) 489-0050

Sass joins Hendrickson as Vice President of Marketing

Itasca Il. (October 2018) – Jeff Sass joins Hendrickson in a new key role as Vice President of Marketing. “In this new role, Jeff will be leading Hendrickson’s marketing initiatives and responsible for creating and implementing business strategies for both product roadmaps and brands. He will drive Hendrickson’s marketing strategies, identifying new markets, and create integrated business development strategies. Jeff will also oversee Marketing and Communications and lead our Voice of the Customer efforts, increasing our customer focused goals,” stated Gary Gerstenslager, president and chief executive officer Hendrickson.

 Jeff is a well-known figure in the heavy-duty commercial transportation industry with over 25 years of experience. Most recently he was the Senior Vice President, North American Sales & Marketing for Navistar. Prior to that, he held several leadership positions at PACCAR, including National Sales Manager of Peterbilt for PACCAR Parts. Jeff was also Director of Marketing, Planning and Research at Kenworth Truck Company. Jeff earned an MBA in Marketing from Seattle University and a BS from the University of Oregon.

Hendrickson, a Boler company, is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of medium- and heavy-duty mechanical, elastomeric and air suspensions; integrated and non-integrated axle and brakes systems; tire pressure control systems; auxiliary lift axles systems; parabolic and multi-leaf springs; stabilizers; bumper; and components to the global commercial transportation industry. Hendrickson, based in Itasca, Il., USA, continues to meet the needs of the transportation industry for more than 100 years. Visit Hendrickson at