AGCO Appoints Roger Batkin as general counsel

Roger Batkin is now VP, general counsel at AGCO.

AGCO, also known as Your Agriculture Company, has promoted Roger Batkin to VP, general counsel after three months of serving as interim general counsel. The title change is effective immediately.

“I am pleased to announce Roger’s appointment as our General Counsel,” said Martin Richenhagen, chairman, president and CEO of AGCO Corporation. “Roger has gained significant Company and Industry experience during his time with AGCO and will be of tremendous value as we work to deliver quality products to our customers and improved growth, profitability, and value for our shareholders. I have great respect for Roger's legal counsel and confidence that his responsive approach will serve our company well.”

AGCO is a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure. Batkin, previously AGCO's VP legal services EAME & APAC and director UK operations has been with the company since 2000.

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