Senior Vice President - Engineering

Mr. Ball was appointed AGCO's Senior Vice President - Engineering in June 2001.

From 1999 to 2000, Mr. Ball was employed as Vice President of Construction Equipment New Product Development at CNH Global N.V., where he managed their global engineering group for all CNH construction equipment. Prior to that assignment, he held several key positions including Vice President of Engineering Agricultural Tractor for New Holland N.V., in Europe. Further back in his distinguished career, he was Chief Engineer for Tractors at Ford New Holland and Design Manager for Construction and Agricultural Tractors at Ford Tractor Operations. Throughout his career, he has held many technical positions in the field of agricultural products and he is acknowledged as a leader in the development of innovative products and systems.

Mr. Ball is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, where he also received recognition as an Honor Graduate Student. He graduated with Honors from Michigan State University, where he received his Master of Business Administration degree.