TORRANCE, Calif. — Todd Stucke, vice president, ag & turf equipment, Kubota Tractor Corp., has been elected as a director of the AG Sector Board of the Assn. of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the North American-based international trade group for the off-road equipment manufacturing industry (agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility sectors).

Todd StuckeA vice president for Kubota since 2012, Stucke is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, planning and management of Kubota’s U.S. agriculture, turf & utility vehicle equipment functions, including related attachments and implements.

“AEM officers and directors are active members of the Association and selected from representative member companies to provide guidance and leadership to set the strategic direction for the organization. They reflect an industry cross-section; their dedication of time and energy to this volunteer service helps ensure association programs continue to meet member needs,” stated AEM President Dennis Slater.

Stucke’s extensive experience in the agriculture industry will be a valuable asset to his role on the AEM Board. A 25-year industry veteran, he has learned the equipment business from the inside out, having progressed through a variety of positions within the industry.

“Agriculture is deeply important to me both professionally and personally, so I am extremely excited to be in a position to help influence its advancement,” said Stucke, regarding his recent AG Sector Board election. “I’m honored to be a member of the Board, and I look forward to working with senior leaders across the industry to drive the future of agriculture.”