Employees at Vermeer Corporation were informed last week that Co-CEO Bob Vermeer was transitioning into the role of Chairman of the Board. In line with the family ownership and management plan at Vermeer Corporation, Mary Andringa has now assumed sole-CEO responsibilities for the company. The change in roles officially went into effect on November 1st.
As a member of the Board, Bob Vermeer will provide input to the CEO and Vermeer management team on proposed strategic direction and growth of the company, along with continuing to be an ambassador to the company in a variety of capacities. The announcement of Bob Vermeer’s transition came during a week of great activity at Vermeer Corporation, which included representatives from dealerships around the world visiting the company’s headquarters in Pella.