It wasn't that long ago that a lot of farm equipment dealers did everything they could to avoid sending even their most aged used machinery to an auction service to get it off their lots. But executives from some of the most active services handling ag equipment say they're seeing increasing numbers of dealers utilizing auctions as part of their marketing plan.
When things to be going too well, most of us start thinking about what could go wrong. As we're preparing for the 2012 Farm Equipment forecast, it's kind of scary to see how things are lining up for the coming year.
Raven Industries, Inc., board of directors announced that Ronald M. Moquist, current president and chief executive officer, will retire on August 20, 2010. The board has elected Daniel A. Rykhus, executive vice president, to succeed him.
Mahindra USA, the number one selling tractor brand in the world, has added a new executive to its ranks. Mac Payne has joined the Mahindra team in the newly created role of Director – New Business and Dealer Development. In his new position, Payne will report directly to Vice-President – Marketing and Organizational Development Mike Hilderbrand.
Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners CEO Ted Briscoe says the ownership groups worked together to identify all the core business processes and each shared how they did it, then they picked the processes that made the most sense, were the most scalable and would be most appropriate for the size of the merged business.
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