Leadership Changes At Vermeer
Verrneer, the Pella, Iowa, manufacturer of tub and horizontal grinders, brush chippers, stump cutters, horizontal directional drilling systems, mini skid-steers, utility and track trenchers and agricultural products, has announced several promotions within its leadership team. Jason Andringa has been named president, forage and environmental solutions, and Doug Hundt has been named president, underground and specialty excavation solutions.
Both Andringa and Hundt will co-chair the Vermeer executive team, reporting to Mary Andringa in her continuing role as chief executive officer of Vermeer. In addition, Tony Briggs has been named to vice president, sales and distribution.
Jason Andringa has been with Vermeer since June 2005, most recently as vice president with responsibility over distribution and global accounts. As president, he will have oversight of the forage and environmental segments, building visibility to biomass, as well as industrial distribution and corporate engineering.
With 19 years of service with Vermeer, Hundt has been involved in sales, marketing, product development and manufacturing. He was named a Vermeer vice president in 1999, and was group vice president over industrial prior to this promotion. In his role as president, he will oversee the underground and excavation segments, as well as international entities and emerging markets.
Briggs has been named to his vice president role after joining Vermeer in 1998 and working in marketing, sales and various management positions around the company. Briggs was most recently director of underground solutions.