AEM Elects 2012 Officers

Words: Dan KamysAEM Elects 2012 Officers




The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces its newly elected 2012 officers:

  • Chair - Russell Fowler, president and CEO of Krone NA Inc., Memphis, Tenn.
  • Vice Chair - Stuart Levenick, group president of Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill.
  • Treasurer - Brian Kober, VP corporate planning and strategy of Komatsu America Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill.
  • Secretary - Dennis Slater, AEM’s full-time president, Milwaukee
  • AG Sector Board Chair - Robert Kolb, VP global business development of GEA Farm Technologies Inc., Naperville, Ill.
  • CE Sector Board Chair - Richard Patek, president of Telsmith and VP of Astec Aggregate and Mining Group of Astec Industries Inc., Mequon, Wis.

AEM’s Board of Directors, led by the officers, sets the guidelines and operating policies of AEM on behalf of members in public policy; equipment statistics and market information; trade shows; technical and product safety support; global business development; education/training; workforce development; and worksite safety/educational materials.

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