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AGCO Names De Lange to Board

Bob De Lange is group president at Caterpillar

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AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, announces the election of Bob De Lange to its Board of Directors effective January 1, 2021.

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Bob De Lange

“We are delighted to have Bob join our Board of Directors,” says Martin Richenhagen, chairman, president and CEO of AGCO Corp. “He brings extensive digitalization and distribution experience, while having leadership roles in the U.S and internationally. His experience will provide an important perspective and contribution to our board.”

De Lange, 51, is the group president, Services, Distribution and Digital, at Caterpillar, the world's largest construction equipment manufacturer.

De Lange joined Caterpillar in 1993 and has served in various leadership capacities. In his current role, he is responsible for management of the Caterpillar brand and distribution network. His dealer management role includes both relationship management as well as development of dealer capability and productivity.

Previously, De Lange served as Caterpillar’s Group President of Construction Industries, responsible for managing an approximately $20 billion business producing highly engineered, capital intensive products, such as backhoes, excavators, loaders and tractors. His global experience includes world-wide product management responsibilities with work assignments in Europe and Asia.

De Lange earned his Bachelor of Science degree, as well as his Master of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium in 1992. He also received his Master of Business Administration from the EDHEC University in France in 1993.

About AGCO
AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions and delivers high-tech solutions for farmers feeding the world through its full line of equipment and related services.

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