Roger N. Batkin is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Batkin has overall responsibility for the Company's legal matters, including the ethics and compliance program, litigation, regulatory and securities filings, the registration of trademarks and patents, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other worldwide legal activities. He is also responsible for the corporate records and minutes, resolutions and consents of AGCO's Board of Directors. In addition, he supports the Board of Directors on governance and legal matters.
Mr. Batkin joined AGCO in 2000 as European Legal Counsel and was promoted to Director, Legal Services, EAME/ANZ/EEA in 2004. In 2009, Roger assumed the role of Vice President, Legal Services, Regional Compliance Officer, EAME/APAC & Director, UK Operations. Prior to AGCO, Roger was an Associate at an international law firm.