Krone North America President to Head AEM

November 9, 2011

Russel A. Fowler, president and CEO of Krone NA Inc. has been elected as the 2012 chair of the AEM Board of Directors. Fowler will be responsible for driving AEM's 2012 goals, priorities and strategic direction. Prior to his appointment as chair, Fowler served as AEM's Vice Chair - Agriculture.

As the president and CEO of Krone NA, Fowler is in charge of a leader in the hay and forage industry. Krone offers a full line of hay and forage equipment that’s sold through a network of 300 dealers across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. The company's North American headquarters are located in Memphis, Tenn. and Reno, Nev.

Fowler will replace the outgoing 2011 chair, James McCullough, president and CEO of CNH Construction Equipment.