In a recent interview with the Industrialist, Vice President of Global Supply Management & Logistics at John Deere, Wallas Wiggins, talked about innovation and lessons learned through ongoing supply chain issues.
Claas announced its new leadership in a recent event in the province of Cordoba, Argentina, in early December. Thomas Leonhardt left the role of president of Claas in Argentina after 21 years, being replaced by Santiago Larroux. Larroux will also be the vice president for Latin America and will report to Martin Rosenberger, the company’s finance director.
Kubota Tractor Corporation has announced the appointment of Shingo Hanada as the new President and CEO of Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) and Kubota North America (KNA), based in Grapevine, Texas, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
Solectrac, a subsidiary of Ideanomics that develops 100% battery-powered, all-electric tractors for agriculture and utility operations, appointed 20-year John Deere executive Hariharan Viswanathan senior vice president of product and supplier development to scale and expedite availability of the company’s zero-emission tractors.
John Deere announced the president of John Deere Brazil, Paulo Herrmann, will retire in January. With Herrmann’s exit, Antonio Carrere, current director of Strategic Planning for Latin America, is set to lead the company’s operations in the region.
Braveheart Resources announced that Peter A. Lacey, ICD.D has agreed to join the Board as an Independent Director of the Company. Brian Murray, one of the co-founders of Braveheart and its longest standing Director has notified the Company of his intention to retire.
AEM reported that industry leader Gary MacDonald, a former top executive with MacDon Industries and part of the MacDonald family that owned the company before it was sold to Linamar Corporation, has passed away.
Case IH informed its dealers on Oct. 8 that effective immediately Scott Harris has taken over the role of Global President of the Case IH brand. Also effective immediately, Kurt Coffey will transition to the VP of Case IH North America, replacing Harris.
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In this week's episode we look at how ag equipment manufacturers compare to other machinery sectors in their recovery. In the Technology Corner, Michaela Paukner looks at how the massive “all-in-one” machine by NEXAT handles every work step in production agriculture, including soil cultivation, sowing, crop protection and harvesting. Also in this episode: a number of dealers are making acquisitions in Dealers on the Move, Deere acquires battery technology provider Kreisel Electric and Ben Thorpe examines how the major OEMs' R&D expenses compare to their ag sales.