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AEM 2014 officers are (from left) Rob Kolb, AEM Vice Chair; Mike Haberman, treasurer; Dennis Slater, secretary and full-time AEM president; Rick Patek, AEM Chair; Leif Magnusson, AG Chair; and John Patterson, CE Chair
AEM 2014 officers are (from left) Rob Kolb, AEM Vice Chair; Mike Haberman, treasurer; Dennis Slater, secretary and full-time AEM president; Rick Patek, AEM Chair; Leif Magnusson, AG Chair; and John Patterson, CE Chair
November 12, 2013 3:30 PM CST

AEM elects 2014 officers, new directors

Astec Industries executive heads equipment manufacturers trade group

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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces its newly-elected 2014 officers, as well as directors elected at its recent annual meeting to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards.

AEM Officers for 2014 are:

  • Chair Richard Patek, Group President Aggregate and Mining of Astec Industries Inc.
  • Vice Chair Robert Kolb, Vice President Global Business Development of GEA Farm Technologies Inc.
  • Treasurer Michael Haberman, President of Gradall Industries Inc.
  • AG Chair Leif Magnusson, President CLAAS of America and Regional Director Americas, CLAAS
  • CE Chair John Patterson, Chairman and CEO of JCB Inc.
  • Secretary Dennis Slater, AEM’s full-time President
AEM officers and directors work on behalf of all AEM member companies to provide strategic direction and guidance for Association services, activities and programs, in areas including public policy; equipment statistics and market information; trade shows; technical, safety and regulatory; global business development; and education/training.

Directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors are:
  • Kenneth Cook, President, CEO and Chairman, Ken Cook Co.
  • Michael Haberman, President, Gradall Industries Inc.
  • Wilson Jones, President and COO, Oshkosh Corp.
  • Robert Kolb, Vice President Global Business Development, GEA Farm Technologies Inc.
  • Thierry Krier, President and CEO, Kuhn North America Inc.
  • Stuart Levenick, Group President, Caterpillar Inc.
  • Leif Magnusson, President CLAAS of America and Regional Director Americas, CLAAS
  • Richard Patek, Group President Aggregate and Mining, Astec Industries Inc.
  • Jeffrey Reed, President and CEO, Basic Resources Inc. and VSS International
  • James Wessing, President, Kondex Corp.
Directors elected to AEM’s AG Sector Board are:
  • Scott Derksen, Chief Information Officer, Iron Solutions
  • Mark Harrington, Vice President, Trimble Navigation Ltd.
  • Timothy Hayes, President and CEO, Cambric Corp.
  • Mani Iyer, President, Mahindra USA Inc.
  • Gerald Johnson, President Products Div., Woods Equipment Co.
  • Thomas Jones, President and CEO, Krone NA Inc.
  • Ian Keyworth, Director Mobile Segment Sales, Eaton Hydraulics Inc.
  • David Koppenhofer, Executive Director OEM Sales and Support, Cummins Inc.
  • Gary MacDonald, Executive Vice President, MacDon Industries Ltd.
  • John Miller, President and CEO, Miller-St. Nazianz Inc.
  • Dale Szuminski, President, Hardi North America Inc.
Directors elected to AEM’s CE Sector Board are:
  • David Combs, Senior Manager Industrial Engines NA/SA, Tognum America
  • Eric Etchart, President, Manitowoc Cranes
  • Dave Foster, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Volvo Construction Equipment NA Inc.
  • Grant Godbersen, Vice President Manufacturing, GOMACO Corp.
  • Michael Haberman, President, Gradall Industries Inc.
  • James Hasler, Vice President CNH Construction Equipment NA, CNH
  • Michael Osenga, President, Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications
  • John Patterson, Chairman and CEO, JCB Inc.
  • Barry Stoughton, President, BLS Enterprises Inc.
  • Robert Vermeer, Chairman of the Board, Vermeer Corp


About the Author

Pat Monroe is the Public Relations Manager at the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

 

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