CNH NAMES PRESIDENT OF NEW HOLLAND AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT
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BURR RIDGE, IL - (August 19, 2008) - CNH Global N.V. has named Barry Engle to lead the company's New Holland Agricultural Equipment S.p.A., effective September 8. Engle will become the unit's president and chief executive officer, a position assumed on an interim basis a year ago by CNH President and Chief Executive Officer Harold Boyanovsky.
"Barry Engle has extensive international management experience and an impressive record of results. We are pleased to welcome him," said Boyanovsky.
Engle has worked in the automotive industry since 1992, holding a variety of positions with Ford Motor Company in North America, Latin America and Asia. Most recently he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford of Canada. He previously served as General Manager, Ford Division Marketing in the United States. Other notable positions include President, Ford of Brazil & Mercosul; General Manager of Worldwide Direct Market Operations; Director of North American Product Planning & Strategy; General Marketing Manager, Parts & Service Division; Brand Strategy Manager, Mazda Motors Corp.; and Strategic Planning Manager, Ford of Mexico. Engle left Ford in the late-90s to obtain first-hand automotive retail experience as a Chrysler Plymouth Jeep dealer in Salt Lake City, Utah and returned to the company after three years.
Before becoming involved in the auto industry, Engle held finance and marketing positions in the consumer packaged goods business. He worked for General Mills, Inc. from 1987 to 1989 and Nabisco Brands, Inc. from 1989 to 1990. In 1991 he worked in the Office of Political Affairs at the White House.
Engle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
CNH Global N.V. is a world leader in the agricultural and construction equipment businesses. Supported by about 11,500 dealers in 160 countries, CNH brings together the knowledge and heritage of its Case and New Holland brand families with the strength and resources of its worldwide commercial, industrial, product support and finance organizations. CNH Global N.V., whose stock is listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:CNH), is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fiat S.p.A. (FIA.MI). More information about CNH and its Case and New Holland products can be found online at www.cnh.com.
About New Holland
New Holland Agricultural Equipment S.p.A., a division of CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH), a majority owned subsidiary of Fiat S.p.A. (FIA:MI), is a world leader in agricultural, utility and construction equipment. New Holland Agriculture reputation is built on the success of its customers, cash crop producers, livestock farmers, contractors, vineyards, or groundscare professionals, who can count on the widest offering of innovative products and services: a full line of equipment, from tractors to harvesting, material handling equipment, complemented by tailored financial services. A highly professional global dealer network and New Holland?s commitment to excellence guarantee the ultimate customer experience for every customer. For more information on New Holland visit www.newholland.com.