Torsten Dehner is Senior Vice President and General Manager, Europe and the Middle East. In this role, Mr. Dehner is responsible for reinforcing AGCO’s leading market position in Europe and further expanding the company’s business in Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Mr. Dehner is also the lead business owner of AGCO´s global Digital Customer Experience program, with Europe as the pilot region and the home of AGCO´s Digital Center. In this role, he provides leadership and strategic direction from both a business and customer perspective. In collaboration with AGCO´s distribution partners and farmers, this program targets a holistic, digital enhancement of the end-to-end customer journey. In addition, he is responsible for further expanding AGCO’s global parts business, driving the development of innovative Parts and Services solutions for AGCO´s customers in all regions.
Mr. Dehner joined AGCO in 2010 as Vice President, Purchasing & Materials for Europe and the Middle East (EME) and became Vice President of Global Parts and EME Parts & Services in 2018. Prior to joining AGCO, Mr. Dehner held a number of international leadership positions at Behr GmbH & Co. KG during his 12-year tenure. In his final role at Behr, he served as Group Vice President, Purchasing, leading the group´s purchasing operations in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and South Africa. Mr. Dehner holds an Aeronautical Engineering Degree from the University of Stuttgart and an MBA from the University of Reutlingen.