AEM elects directors to AG and CE sector boards
Wacker Neuson and DISTek Integration executives take leadership roles
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Johannes Schulze Vohren, Regional President North America for Wacker Neuson, to the AEM CE Sector Board and Jeremy Yoder, Executive VP and COO of DISTek Integration Inc., to the AEM AG Sector Board to fill unexpired terms.
"We welcome Johannes and Jeremy and want to publicly thank them and their companies for their support of the Association and its goals," said AEM President Dennis Slater. "AEM could not succeed and grow without the dedication of its volunteer leadership and active member participation. They help ensure AEM delivers quality results that continue to strengthen member companies and the industries they serve."
AEM officers and directors come from an industry cross-section and work cooperatively on behalf of the entire membership. They provide strategic direction and guidance for Association initiatives that help members and the industry succeed in an ever-changing business environment. Key action areas include advocacy and public affairs, market information, exhibitions and events, and safety, regulatory and technical issues.
Johannes joined Wacker Neuson in 1994 and has held a variety of management positions including sales and product support for the U.S. international markets, business systems and information technology and logistics. He has also worked in consulting and in international sales at Case IH and Tenneco Automotive.
Jeremy joined DISTek in 1998, serving many roles, including Vice President Engineering before becoming Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He has more than 20 years of experience developing software solutions for the ag and construction equipment industries.
AEM is the North American-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers, with more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture and construction-related industry sectors worldwide. The equipment manufacturing industry supports 1.3 million jobs in the U.S., and 149,000 more in Canada. Equipment manufacturers also contribute $188 billion combined to the U.S. and Canadian economies. AEM is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2019.