AGCO Names VP For Asia

Posted on May 2, 2011

AGCO has named Andreas Georg Weishaar as Vice President and Managing Director, China and India. Weishaar joined AGCO’s Strategy & Integration team in October 2005 and has been vice president, strategy & integration, since January 2009. In addition, he assumed the role of vice president, operations, China and India in November 2009.

In China, Weishaar is responsible for the set-up of AGCO's tractor operation at Changzhou in Jiangsu Province which started production earlier this year. Weishaar also leads the set-up of AGCO's operation in Daqing, Heilongjiang Province, where the company will manufacture Valtra high-horsepower tractors and assembly of AGCO combines. In India, Weishaar supervised a global AGCO team engaged in further strengthening the company's long term strategic alliance with Tractor & Farm Equipment (TAFE) Ltd. in Chennai, India, since November 2007..