AGCO Appoints Roger Batkin as General Counsel

  AGCO Appoints Roger Batkin as General Counsel

Business Wire

DULUTH, Ga. -- September 12, 2013

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and
distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, announced today that
it has appointed Roger Batkin as Vice President, General Counsel, effective
immediately. Mr. Batkin joined the Company in 2000.

“I am pleased to announce Roger’s appointment as our General Counsel,” said
Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO
Corporation. “Roger has gained significant Company and Industry experience
during his time with AGCO and will be of tremendous value as we work to
deliver quality products to our customers and improved growth, profitability,
and value for our shareholders. I have great respect for Roger's legal counsel
and confidence that his responsive approach will serve our company well.”

Mr. Batkin has been serving as Interim General Counsel since June in addition
to his role as Vice President, Legal Services EAME & APAC and Director UK

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®,
Massey Ferguson®, Valtra® and GSI®, and are distributed globally through 3,150
independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide.
Retail financing is available through AGCO Finance for qualified purchasers.
Founded in 1990, AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA. In 2012, AGCO
had net sales of $10.0 billion.


Greg Peterson, 770-232-8229
Director, Investor Relations
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