HIAWATHA, Kan. — AgJunction Inc. announced that Kevin Monk has joined the company as vice president of global marketing. Monk brings to AgJunction nearly two decades of precision agriculture industry experience having held positions with Deere & Co. in field, factory and global advanced marketing as well as with CNH Industrial N.V. as the director of marketing, precision ag and construction. Most recently he served as a senior consultant with The Context Network, focusing on business opportunity assessments for agriculture equipment and technology companies. In addition, Monk is still actively involved in his family's grain production farm in Central Illinois.
In his role Monk will have global responsibility for leading all marketing initiatives and developing go-to-market strategies for new innovation opportunities within the precision agriculture equipment industry. "It gives me great pleasure in welcoming Kevin to the AgJunction team," said Dave Vaughn president and CEO. "He needs no introduction to those in the agriculture industry having spent many years driving the precision product offerings from two of the biggest agriculture equipment companies in the world. We are thrilled to have him join us and lead our product road map, including services and precision steering control solutions. I believe his industry expertise and leadership that was demonstrated while at both John Deere and CNH will provide AgJunction with the right guidance as we aim to become the supplier of choice to major agricultural equipment manufacturers."
Monk holds an MBA from the University of Iowa, as well as an M.S. in Agriculture Economics and a B.S. in Agriculture Mechanization from the University of Illinois. He has also studied internationally in Russia, China and Africa.