Andy Benka


Vice President and Chief of Staff

Andy’s 25-year career with Harley-Davidson has spanned continents and many roles. Currently based in Oxford, England he serves as Vice President and Chief of Staff. In this role, Andy works closely with the CEO to lead the advancement of Harley-Davidson’s strategic plan, advance cross-functional projects and to drive improvements in how the executive organization is run.

Andy formerly served as VP/managing director responsible for commercial operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa, supporting dealers, driving sales and delivering a uniquely Harley-Davidson customer experience. Previous roles include director of strategy, director of consumer insight and director of young adult marketing. Andy was the general manager of a HDMC retail operation experiment focused on action sports vehicles and products. He joined HDMC in 1995 as a member of the corporate finance team. Before joining Harley-Davidson, Andy was a senior auditor in KPMG’s manufacturing practice.

Andy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and business from Marquette University and has completed numerous global leadership programs.