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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named its 2017 officers and announced the directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards.

AEM Officers for 2017:

Chair Michael A. Haberman, President, Gradall Industries Inc. 

Vice Chair Richard M. Goldsbury, President Doosan Bobcat North America & Oceania, Doosan Bobcat

AG Chair John D. Lagemann, Senior VP Sales & Marketing-Regions 3 & 4, Deere & Company   

CE Chair Jeffrey R. Reed, President & CEO, Reed International/VSS Macropaver  

Treasurer Jim Walker, VP Case IH North America, CNH Industrial

Secretary Dennis J. Slater, AEM's full-time President

AEM officers and directors work on behalf of all member companies, giving their time and talent to provide strategic direction and guidance for the Association’s business-development initiatives in areas including public policy, market data, and exhibitions, as well as technical, safety and regulatory issues and education/training.

“At AEM, we benefit from the support of our member companies and the dedication of their representatives who serve in AEM leadership roles,” said AEM President Dennis Slater. “They help ensure Association programs continue to meet member and industry needs, and we appreciate their knowledge and participation.”

Directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors:

Jason M. Andringa, President & CEO, Vermeer Corporation

Steven W. Berglund, President & CEO, Trimble Navigation Ltd.

Robert B. Crain, Senior VP & General Manager North America, AGCO Corporation

Matt Daley, President & CEO, GEA Farm Technologies Inc.

Richard M. Goldsbury, President Doosan Bobcat North America & Oceania, Doosan Bobcat

John D. Lagemann, Senior VP Sales & Marketing-Regions 3 & 4, Deere & Company   

Arjun Mirdha, President & CEO, JCB Inc.

Michael J. Osenga, President Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications

Greg Petras, President, Kuhn North America Inc.

Rod Schrader, Chairman & CEO, Komatsu America Corp.

Jim Walker, VP Case IH North America, CNH Industrial

Directors elected to the AEM AG Sector Board:

Grant Adolph, COO, Buhler Industries Inc.

Mark D. Core, Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer, Vermeer Corporation

Matt Daley, President & CEO, GEA Farm Technologies Inc.

Richard Fox-Marrs, President JCB Agriculture, JCB Inc.

Bill T. Hurley, VP Sales North America, AGCO Corporation

John D. Lagemann, Senior VP Sales & Marketing-Regions 3 & 4, Deere & Company   

Bret Lieberman, VP North America, New Holland Agriculture

Leif J. Magnusson, President, CLAAS Global Sales Americas Inc.

Brian A. McKown, Executive VP & COO, Kinze Manufacturing Inc.

Greg Petras, President, Kuhn North America, Inc.

Todd H. Stucke, Senior VP Sales, Marketing & Product Support, Kubota Tractor Corporation

Directors elected to the AEM CE Sector Board:

Steven W. Berglund, President & CEO, Trimble Navigation Ltd.

John L. Garrison, President & CEO, Terex Corporation

Jeff Heinemann, VP Construction, Sandvik Mining & Construction

Chuck Martz, President, CEO & Chairman, Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company

Daniel L. Miller, President & CEO, Manitou Americas Inc.

Ray O’Connor, President & CEO, Topcon Positioning Systems Inc.

Jeffrey R. Reed, President & CEO, Reed International/VSS Macropaver

Patrick Roesler, CEO, G&D Integrated

Stephen Roy, President Sales Region Americas, Volvo Construction Equipment

Rod Schrader, Chairman & CEO, Komatsu America Corp.

George H. Taylor, VP Customer Services Support, Caterpillar Inc.