CLAAS North America announces the appointment of Russ Green as executive vice president of sales and business development. Green will be responsible for leading both the CLAAS Hay & Forage and the LEXION Combine sales force in North America.

Green comes to CLAAS with more than 30 years of experience in the agricultural equipment industry. Most recently he was with CNH as senior director of Marketing for the North American agricultural business.

Green grew up in southeast, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Bachelors Degree in Business Education and Coaching and completed his MBA at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. Russ and his wife Katy have three children.

Source: Company Release