Meet the Kverneland Group Management

The Management is responsible for running Kverneland Group on a day-to-day basis. The (executive) Board of Directors ensures alignment between operations and corporate functions and setting company policies of our divisions globally.

(Executive) Board of Directors

Group President & CEO  - Arild Gjerde
Arable Systems Division 1 - Lars Rotseth
Harvest Systems Division 2 - Claus Udengaard Thomsen
Sales Division 3 - Arild Gjerde
Strategy & Planning  - Shin Toda
Procurement & Manufacturing - Shigenori Oyamada
Finance, Tax & Legal 4 - Tor Magne Brunes

Group Functions

Marketing & Communications - Marieke Maris
After Sales  - Renaud Peine
Mechatronics - Sanne de Voogd
Business Development - Jochen Samulowitz
Human Resources - Kim Cassim
Information Technology - Bård Berntsen
The above members and management below are part of the Kverneland Group Senior Management Forum (SMF).
Sales Area I 5 - Karl Engelbrecht
Sales Area II  6  - Martin Nordhaus
Sales France    - Franck Adam
Sales Germany   - Niels Veltmann
Sales Scandinavia - Mats Tykesson
Sales United Kingdom - Daniel Crowe 
Sales Benelux - Walter Ruiterkamp
Plant Director Ravenna (Italy) - Filippo Gallieri
Plant Director ROC AG (Italy) - Claus Udengaard Thomsen
Plant Director Soest (Germany) - Hasan Kesek
Plant Director Kerteminde (Denmark) - Poul Henrik Jørgensen
Plant Director Nieuw-Vennep (the Netherlands)  - Ronald Harmsen
Plant Director LLG / ASC (France)     - Guillaume Hulin 


1 Also responsible for the Klepp plant (Norway)
2 Also responsible for Group Research & Development and the Kerteminde plant (Denmark) and the ROC plant (Italy)
Sales Area I, Sales Area II, of which Kverneland Group Germany and Kverneland Group France are direct reports
Also Secretary of the (Executive) Board of Directors
Responsibility includes the Sales Companies: Kverneland Group Benelux, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Iberica, Italy, Ireland.
Responsibility includes the Sales Companies: Kverneland Group International, Russia, Czech, Hungary, Poland, China, and Production Facilities in Daqing (China) and Lipetsk (Russia)