Accurex Adds Two New Managers to Leadership Team

Jim Johnson and Deborah Parenza have joined the Accurex management team as, respectively, director of aftermarket service and business development manager

Accurex has announced Jim Johnson and Deborah Parenza have joined the Accurex management team. Jim Johnson has been named director of aftermarket service. In this new role, Johnson will lead Accurex’s national aftermarket strategy and implementation, primarily focused on building alliances with independent service partners to support system start-ups and provide warranty/post-warranty repair and maintenance on Accurex’s full line of products. He will work closely with Accurex’s sales organization, channel partners and customers to ensure comprehensive support programs. Johnson brings over 30 years of foodservice experience building and supporting world-class service organizations. Prior to joining Accurex, he held leadership roles in sales and aftermarket service for Illinois Tool Works/Hobart, Manitowoc Foodservice/Welbilt and Unified Brands.

Key national accounts

Deborah Parenza has been named business development manager. In her new position, Parenza will develop and manage key national accounts providing innovative products for complete energy efficient kitchen ventilation systems. She holds a bachelor’s degree in food science from Iowa State University and brings 19 years of foodservice equipment technical and sales management experience to Accurex. Prior to joining Accurex, Parenza held management positions at Marzetti Frozen Pasta/Reames Foods, Amana Commercial Products and Ralcorp Holdings/Harvest Manor Farms. She was most recently vice president of global chain sales at ACP, Inc. (Accelerated Cooking Products).

Further details:

Accurex specializes in energy-efficient ventilation comfort for restaurants and other food service establishments. Accurex is committed to driving innovation throughout the industry and providing the best value with superior product quality and customer service. As part of the Greenheck Group, Accurex is headquartered in Schofield, Wisconsin. For more information, visit or call 1-800-333-1400.  Accurex, PO Box 410, Schofield WI 54476-0410.

Pictured: Deborah Parenza and Jim Johnson

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