AEM has elected Philip Kelliher to the its Board of Directors and fellow Caterpillar executive Anthony Fassino to its CE Sector Board to fill unexpired terms.

Kelliher is Caterpillar's Vice President Americas & Europe Distribution Services Division of Caterpillar Inc., while Fassino serves as the Vice President of Caterpillar's Building Construction Products Division. 

“We greatly appreciate the dedication of our volunteer leaders who serve AEM and the off-road equipment industry," said AEM President Dennis Slater. “Our success helping member companies and the industry succeed in changing business conditions would not be possible without their active participation, and we welcome Phil and Tony in these leadership roles.”

Kelliher joined Caterpillar in 1994 and has held numerous marketing and managerial positions with multiple international assignments. He began his career in Australia, focused on agriculture, construction and mining. He has served in Latin America and was part of the company’s Global Mining Division formation. In 2015, he was named vice president of the Americas Distribution Services Division (which soon became the Americas and Europe DSD).

Fassino joined Caterpillar in 1996 and has held a variety of positions around the world, including several sales and technical field assignments in the U.S. and Canada. In recent roles, he led the Eastern U.S. Region Distribution Services team and then served as director of Caterpillar Worldwide Forest Products.

AEM officers and directors give their time and talent to work on behalf of all member companies, providing strategic direction and guidance for the association’s business-development initiatives in areas including public policy, market data, and exhibitions, as well as technical, safety and regulatory issues and education/training.

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