Our people have extensive experience in various disciplines such as power generation, marine propulsion, field engineering and customer service. The knowledge base is clearly reflected in their work ethic, devotion, attention to detail and outstanding services offered to customers.
J. Benjamin Mahr
President & CEO
Prior to joining Vericor Power Systems in November 2011, Mahr was CFO with MTU Maintenance Zhuhai in China, a German-Chinese Aero Engine MRO Joint Venture. He joined MTU Aero Engines in 2002 as Manager of Business Development and has held several management positions at various MTU locations including Vice President Sales and Marketing Parts Repair and Vice President Masterplan. Mr. Mahr earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Cooperative Education in Stuttgart, Germany and his Master’s Degree in International Business and Law from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Before joining Vericor in 2005, Hoyte worked for Ellesse USA, a subsidiary of the Pentland Group PLC, as an Accounting Manager. Prior to that, Hoyte worked as an accountant for the Harvard Club of New York, and before joining the Harvard Club, he held various positions at National Bank of Industry and Commerce in Guyana. Hoyte earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Baruch College (CUNY) and an MBA in Finance from Mercer University.
Richard S. Clinton
Vice President, Operations & Aftermarket Support
Prior to accepting his current position in August 1999, Clinton was Project Manager for Honeywell's industrial and marine product portfolios, responsible for the development of these aero-derivative gas turbine products, including preparing them for production. He joined Honeywell in 1995 after 12 years at Textron Lycoming where he held various engineering positions including mechanical design, test and project engineering. Clinton has a Bachelor's Degree from Boston University in manufacturing engineering and a Master's Degree from Fairfield University in financial management.
Vice President, Engineering
Sanjay Hingorani joined Vericor in June 2011 as the Chief Engineer. Prior to joining Vericor, Mr. Hingorani was the Director of Aerodynamics at Pratt & Whitney responsible for the development of state-of-the-art gas turbine engines. He joined Pratt & Whitney in 2001 after 7 years at Honeywell as Manager of the Fans & Compressor group, responsible for the development of the AS900 Family compression system. Prior to joining Honeywell, Mr. Hingorani worked at Textron Lycoming and held various engineering positions. Mr. Hingorani has a B.S.M.E. from Western New England University and a M.S.M.E from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Glenn Duffard, Jr.
Vice President, Supply Chain
Prior to joining Vericor Power Systems in January 2012, Duffard was Strategic Global Commodity Manager at GE Energy. He joined GE Energy in 2000 and held various leadership positions in GE Energy’s Supply Chain Organization and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. Prior to GE Energy, he worked in Supply Chain at Ferguson Enterprises. He has more than 15 years experience in Procurement and Supply Chain Management. Duffard earned a Bachelor's Degree in International Business and Finance from Louisiana State University.