AEM appoints new senior vice president

Published 15/9, 2017 at 10:38

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has appointed Curt Blades as senior vice president, AG services.

He replaces Charlie O’Brien, who has retired, and will be responsible for strategic direction of agriculture programmes and services for the AEM membership, and will serve as primary liaison with ag-specific industry organizations, customer gro and government agencies, both in North America and worldwide.

“We are very pleased to welcome Curt to the AEM team and look forward to the expertise and enthusiasm he brings as he has a strong agricultural and management background,” said AEM president Dennis Slater. 

Blades served as Meredith Corporation Group business development director and as a member of the strategic leadership team for Meredith Agrimedia business unit. In addition to strategy, he has extensive experience in management, marketing, sales and research.

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