David L. Caplan
Senior Vice President - Materials Management-Worldwide
David Caplan is Senior Vice President of Material Management Worldwide of AGCO and is responsible for AGCO's global activities related to purchasing and logistics. This new senior position will focus AGCO's efforts on continuous improvement of all processes related to the timely and cost effective supply of high quality components and materials to AGCO's manufacturing facilities. Mr. Caplan was appointed to his position in October 2003.
Mr. Caplan has spent over twenty years managing purchasing, logistics and manufacturing operations at PACCAR Inc. and Kenworth Trucks.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Carnegie Mellon University and additionally an MBA from State University of New York. Further, he has attended the Manufacturing Executive Program at Cornell University and is a Six Sigma Black Belt.