AGCO Finance, a specialist asset finance company for the global agricultural equipment sector, has appointed Rob van den Heuvel as president and global chief executive, effective 1 January 2021, the company said in a statement.
He will replace Keith Large who will retire 31 December 2020.
Van den Heuvel has been with DLL for 19 years and has held a variety of roles within the company, including risk management, strategic planning, finance and global asset management.
Van den Heuvel joined AGCO Finance in January 2018 when he was appointed managing director for AGCO Finance Europe. In this capacity, Rob successfully led the European AGCO Finance team by launching improved automation and digitalization and innovative financial products and services, leading to significant commercial growth.
Rob holds an executive MBA from TIAS Business School and an MA of science in econometrics and operations research from the University of Tilburg.
AGCO Finance was founded in the UK in 1990 as a joint venture between global financial solutions partner DLL and AGCO, a company involved in design, manufacturing and distribution of agricultural equipment.