AGCO Names New Senior Vice President, Global Harvesting and Advanced Technology Solutions

  AGCO Names New Senior Vice President, Global Harvesting and Advanced
  Technology Solutions

Business Wire

DULUTH, Ga. -- July 1, 2013

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and
distributor of agricultural equipment, today named Eric Hansotia Senior Vice
President, Global Harvesting and Advanced Technology Solutions. “We are very
pleased to announce that Eric Hansotia has joined our executive team,” said
Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO.
“He will be responsible for a global team of professionals focused on the
development, sales, product management and support for global harvesting
equipment as well as for precision agriculture and connectivity technology for
all AGCO machinery.”

Eric Hansotia, SVP Global Harvesting and Advanced Technology Solutions, AGCO
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Eric Hansotia, SVP Global Harvesting and Advanced Technology Solutions, AGCO
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Mr. Hansotia has extensive Agricultural Industry experience in engineering,
quality, advanced technology, manufacturing, product management and global
business leadership. In his 20-year tenure with John Deere, his most recent
role was Senior Vice President, Global Harvesting, where he led a
multi-billion dollar business with 13 facilities located around the world. In
addition, he served as Vice President, Global Crop Care based in Mannheim,
Germany where he managed a multi-billion dollar group responsible for
Sprayers, Tillage, Seeding, and Planting equipment.

Mr. Hansotia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of
Wisconsin - Madison. He also earned an MBA from the University of Iowa. In
2008, he was a recipient of the Outstanding Young Iowan Award, and the Quad
Cities Area Leaders Under 40 Award in 2007. He will be located in AGCO’s
Duluth office.

ABOUT AGCO

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is a global leader focused on
the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO
supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines,
hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and
protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO
products are sold through five core machinery brands, Challenger®, Fendt®,
GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150
independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2012, AGCO had
net sales of $10 billion.www.AGCOcorp.com

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Greg Peterson, 770-232-8229
greg.peterson@agcocorp.com
 
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