AEM Names New Director

Fri September 16, 2011 - National Edition

Michael J. Mack Jr., president Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division of Deere & Company, Moline, Ill., has been named to the board of directors of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

AEM directors help set the guidelines and operating policies of the association on behalf of its members in areas including public policy representation, technical and product safety support, equipment statistics and market information, trade shows, global business development services, education and training, workforce development and work site safety/ educational materials.

Mack has held his current position since June 2009. He began his career at the John Deere Des Moines Works as a summer intern engineer and has held positions in Treasury while living in Europe. He has held assignments elsewhere in dealer systems, business development, engineering, purchasing, manufacturing and marketing. Prior to returning to the finance division as vice president and treasurer in 2004, Mack served as senior vice president, marketing and administration for the company’s Worldwide Commercial & Consumer Equipment Division. He was named senior vice president and chief financial officer of Deere & Company in January 2006.

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