Krone North America has announced Thomas (Tommy) Jones as its incoming president and CEO.

“Tommy brings to Krone NA many years of diverse experience in the agricultural industry,” says Rusty Fowler, the outgoing president and CEO.

“Krone is recognized globally as being a progressive company in the hay and forage sector with leading-edge technology. However, we recognize the significant challenges in today’s market in such areas as channel management and distribution development. Tommy’s background and proven leadership skills make him highly qualified to meet these challenges and lead Krone NA in a strategic direction to assure the continuing growth of our company.”

Jones served 28 years with John Deere in its wholesale and retail credit divisions and most recently with its crop insurance group. An Arkansas native, he holds a master’s in business administration from Drake University.

Fowler is retiring after 26 years of service with the company. Krone NA, Inc., is headquartered in Memphis, TN.

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