On Dec. 12, 2017, Titan Machinery marked the 10th anniversary of becoming a public company by hosting an Investors Day meeting at the NASDAQ headquarters in New York, N.Y. Following the meeting Farm Equipment Executive Editor Dave Kanicki had the opportunity to interview Titan’s Chairman & CEO David Meyer.
Question One: What have been the biggest changes in your business and the industry in the 10 years since Titan Machinery went public?
Question Two: During the past few years, Titan Machinery has gone through a major restructuring of the company, including changing your operating model from the Strong Store Manager to an Expert Team structure. How is that working out so far?
Question Three: How has your customer base changed in the years since Titan Machinery went public?
Question Four: Geographically, how far will Titan Machinery wander from its current footprint in its expansion efforts?
Question Five: Do you see the trend in dealership consolidation continuing into the foreseeable future?
Question Six: What have you learned about being a public company that you didn’t know 10 years ago when you took Titan Machinery public?
Question Seven: Looking ahead, what are the big trends that will reshape agriculture in the next 10 years?