"Roland Schmidt started his career at Fendt in 1990 as a DLG trainee. He already held senior positions in Product Marketing and Sales Promotion," recalls Peter-Josef Paffen, Chairman of the AGCO/Fendt Management Board. As Marketing Director, he has headed the Fendt Marketing division for 8 years. Today, Fendt Marketing has a workforce of around 100, all reporting to the 45-year-old farmer's son from Middle Franconia, Bavaria. "Roland Schmidt's career is a good example of how you can be rewarded with responsibility at FENDT through commitment, innovative ideas and leadership qualities. We want to promote our employees and develop executives," says Peter-Josef Paffen.
Roland Schmidt has a master's degree from the University of Weihenstephan-Triesdorf.