In an effort to amplify the voices of several of the equipment manufacturing industry’s most prominent and impactful leaders, AEM has launched its leadership stories video series in conjunction with its 125th anniversary.

The series seeks to shed light on how a number of association volunteer leaders got their start in the industry, the stories that shaped their careers, and what AEM means to them and their organizations.

Look for a new video to be released every third Monday in the AEM Industry Advisor. This month's installment, featuring Guru Bandekar, vice president, global engineering and program management at JLG Industries, can be found below. 

AEM’s robust history began 125 years ago from a unique vantage point – its industry segments came together to create a fundamentally more powerful voice and advocate for its members. AEM’s leadership stories video series gives a nod to the association’s past century-plus of accomplishments, its priorities in the present day, and its next 125 years at the forefront of the equipment manufacturing industry and the markets it serves.

To watch Guru Bandekar's AEM leadership stories video on YouTube, visit

For more information on AEM’s 125th anniversary, visit

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