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Vermeer adds two industry veterans to board of directors


Vermeer adds two industry veterans to board of directors



PELLA, Iowa — Vermeer Corporation announced the appointment of Robert Hund and Scott Nelson to its board of directors. Both are veteran corporate executives within the industrial equipment manufacturing industry. 


“Robert and Scott bring a wealth of proven business and manufacturing leadership experience to our board,” said Jason Andringa, president and CEO of Vermeer. “Both bring strong skills in strategic thinking and financial management to our company.”


The Vermeer board is composed of world-class executives who serve as outside independent directors. These directors help bring an operational excellence mindset, a global perspective and relevant cross-functional experience to the Vermeer global agricultural and industrial equipment business.


Hund most recently was the president of Manitowoc Foodservice, a leading commercial kitchen equipment manufacturer. He has also held marketing and product development executive level positions with Manitowoc Cranes and led product development for the mining and construction equipment division of Caterpillar, Inc.



“Robert brings vast international and product development experience to our board of directors,” said Mary Andringa, chair of the board for Vermeer. “He has a strong record in growing opportunities via new product development, innovation and improving distribution channels on multiple continents.”


As president of Sullair LLC — an industry leading global manufacturer of compressed air solutions — Nelson leads the company’s product development, manufacturing and worldwide distribution network. He has also held executive-level positions with Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment, Doosan Infracore International and Ingersoll Rand/Bobcat Division.


“Scott has a strong global industrial equipment manufacturing and business management background,” said Mary Andringa. “We are excited that he will be joining the Vermeer board.”
























Bob Hundt pictured right, Scott Nelson pictured left.



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