“We congratulate Rainer, Torsten and Konstantin on their key new roles in supporting the growth of AGCO’s brands by providing dealers and customers with best in class service all across the customer journey before, during and after purchase,” says Rob Smith.
Biography - Dr. Rainer Scholz, Vice President, Digital Customer Experience
Prior to joining AGCO, Rainer held the position of Executive Director and Head of Mobility, Innovation Group at Ernst & Young. He grew EY’s mobility innovation, incubated mobility start- ups and customer co-created new digital services. Other key milestones in his career around digitalization & mobility management, new business model creation and large program management included his position as Executive Vice President & Board Member International Automotive & Manufacturing Business Unit at T-Systems as well as Managing Director at Toll Collect GmbH and COO at Daimler Chrysler Mobility Management GmbH. Rainer has a diploma in Business Administration from the Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg/Germany and holds a PhD in Business Process Reengineering. Rainer is fluent in German and English.
Biography - Torsten Dehner, Vice President, Global Parts and EME Parts & Services
Torsten joined AGCO in 2010 as Vice President, Purchasing & Materials for the EAME region. Since that time his role has expanded to include global ownership as Commodity Director for the Powertrain and Periphery commodities. Prior to AGCO, he worked with Behr GmbH & Co KG in several key roles, starting as Head of the Sourcing Office in Barcelona and finally as CPO & Group Vice President, Purchasing when he left to join AGCO. Torsten holds an Aeronautical Engineering Degree from the University of Stuttgart as well as a Master in Business Administration from University of Reutlingen, Germany.
Biography - Konstantin Meier-Kulenkampff, Vice President, Purchasing and Materials, EME
Konstantin joined AGCO in 2011 as Sourcing Manager for the China organization. Since that time he was promoted to Director, Purchasing, China and recently moved back to the EME region where he has been Director, Purchasing, EME and Global Strategy & Methods since 2017. Prior to AGCO, he worked with Behr Asia-Pacific Co., Ltd., based in Shanghai, China as a Brand Manager in their Sales/Customer Center and also with Behr GmbH & Co KG as Project Manager in both their Sales/Customer Center and LCC Sourcing in their Stuttgart offices. Konstantin holds a Diploma in Economics from Georg-August University in Goettingen, Germany.