Vermeer has announced Jason Andringa will step into the role
of president and CEO of the company in November next year.
Andringa will replace current CEO, and his mother, Mary Andringa
– the daughter of company founder Gary Vermeer, with Jason Andringa the third
generation of the Vermeer family to lead the company.
He will step into the role of COO in November this year as
he transitions to the head job.
“I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead Vermeer as a
family-owned and operated, global company,” Jason Andringa said.
Mary Andringa will move from the role of CEO to chair of the
board as Jason Andringa becomes CEO.
“I look forward to working closely with Jason [Andringa]
this coming year to prepare him for the transition to CEO in November 2015,”
Mary Andringa said.
Bob Vermeer, the current chairman of the board will assume
the role of Chair Emeritus from November 1st this year.