AEM announces 2018 officers, new directors

November 07, 2017
Nov. 7, 2017 - The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has announced its 2018 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting.

2018 AEM Officers are:
  • Chair Richard M. Goldsbury, Regional President, North America & Oceania, Doosan Bobcat Inc.
  • Vice Chair Jim Walker, VP Case IH N.A., CNH Industrial
  • AG Chair John D. Lagemann, Sr. VP Sales & Marketing–Regions 3 & 4, Deere & Co.
  • CE Chair Jeffrey R. Reed, President & CEO, Reed International/VSS Macropaver
  • Treasurer Todd H. Stucke, Sr. VP Sales, Marketing & Product Support, Kubota Tractor Corp.
  • Secretary Dennis J. Slater, President, 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, helping them succeed in the changing business environments of the future, and we appreciate their knowledge and participation.”

Directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors:
  • Robert B. Charter, Group President, Caterpillar Inc.
  • Grant D. Godbersen, VP Manufacturing, GOMACO Corp.
  • Michael A. Haberman, President, Gradall Industries, Inc.
  • Jerry Johnson, President Farm, Ranch & Agriculture Div., Blount International, Inc.
  • David L. Koppenhofer, Exec. Dir., OEM Sales & Support, Cummins Inc.
  • Leif J. Magnusson, President, CLAAS Global Sales Americas, Inc.
  • Richard A. Patek, Group President Astec Aggregate & Mining Group, Astec Industries, Inc.
  • Austin Ramirez, President & CEO, HUSCO International
  • Jeffrey R. Reed, President & CEO, Reed International/VSS Macropaver
  • Todd H. Stucke, Sr. VP Sales, Marketing & Product Support, Kubota Tractor Corp.

Directors elected to the AEM AG Sector Board:
  • Grant H. Adolph, COO, Buhler Industries Inc.
  • Wayne R. Buchberger, President & CEO, Hardi North America, Inc.
  • Gene Fraser, VP Global Sales & Marketing, MacDon Industries Ltd.
  • Mani Iyer, President, Mahindra USA, Inc.
  • Jerry Johnson, President Farm, Ranch & Agriculture Div., Blount International, Inc.
  • Tommy Jones, President & CEO, Krone N.A., Inc.
  • Darryl Matthews, Sr. VP & Sector Head Natural Resources, Trimble Inc.
  • Brian A. Nelson, President & Chairman, HCC, Inc.
  • Dale M. Szuminski, President, Alo North America Inc.
  • James A. Wessing, President, Kondex Corporation

Directors elected to the AEM CE Sector Board:
  • Mary Erholtz, VP Marketing, Superior Industries, Inc.
  • John R. Grote, Global VP Sales & Marketing, Grote Industries, Inc.
  • Scott R. Harris, VP Case Construction Equip. N.A., CNH Industrial
  • Jeff Heinemann, VP, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology USA
  • Lori L. Kieklak, President Americas Hydraulics Business, Eaton
  • Robert C. Mortensen, President Off Highway Division, HUSCO International
  • Frank R. Nerenhausen, President JLG & Executive VP Oshkosh, JLG Industries, Inc.
  • Rick Rodier, VP Sitework Systems Div., The Toro Company
  • Ingo P. Schiller, President, Tadano America Corp.
  • David F. Thorne, Sr. VP Worldwide Sales & Marketing, Construction & Forestry Div., Deere & Co.
  • Patrick Weiler, President & CEO, Weiler
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