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2nd May 2018

AGMA Welcomes Four New Board Members 


May 2, 2018, Alexandria, VA—The American Gear Manufacturers Association (AGMA) announced the election of four new board members during the AGMA/ABMA Annual Meeting in Naples, Florida last week. Additionally, four current board members stepped down after finishing their three-year term volunteering on the AGMA Board of Directors. 


The outgoing Board Members include:

Dave Long, Manager of the Gear Division at Chalmers & Kubeck
Andrea Scanavini, CEO of Somaschini North America
Brian Schultz, President of Great Lakes Industry, Inc. , and
George Thomas, Executive VP of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.

  The newly elected Board Members are:

Scott Miller, Gear Engineering Manager, Caterpillar, Inc.
Shawn O’Brien, VP of Sales & Marketing, McInnes Rolled Rings
Gary Neidig, President, ITAMCO
Bent Hervard, President,  CFT

Additional changes to the board include a new Business Management Executive Committee (BMEC) Chairman, Greg Schulte, President of Bonfiglioli, who is replacing John Grazia,  President of GearTec.  

“AGMA is a member driven organization and these industry leaders will join our dynamic board at an exciting time,” said Matthew E. Croson, President of AGMA.  “I look forward to working closely with them as we continue to execute on our strategic plan and add value to all that AGMA offers.”

The AGMA Foundation Board of Trustees recognized the following outgoing Board Members:

Lou Ertel, Retired
Gordon New, Managing Director, Ronson Gears
Jack Nowlin, President, C-B Gear & Machine, Inc.
Greg Schulte, President, Bonfiglioli, USA

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