Sunday, September 15, 2013

AGCO Appoints Roger Batkin as General Counsel

ME NewsWire / Business Wire

DULUTH, Ga. - Friday, September 13th 2013

-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and

distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, announced today that it has

appointed Roger Batkin as Vice President, General Counsel, effective immediately. Mr.

Batkin joined the Company in 2000.

“I am pleased to announce Roger’s appointment as our General Counsel,” said Martin

Richenhagen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer 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


Mr. Batkin has been serving as Interim General Counsel since June in addition to his role as

Vice President, Legal Services EAME & APAC and Director UK Operations.

About AGCO

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is a global leader focused on the design,

manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive

farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment,

tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related

replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core machinery brands,

Challenger®, Fendt®, Massey Ferguson®, Valtra® and GSI®, and are distributed globally

through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide.

Retail financing is available through AGCO Finance for qualified purchasers. Founded in 1990,

AGCO is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA. In 2012, AGCO had net sales of $10.0 billion.



Greg Peterson, 770-232-8229

Director, Investor Relations


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