CLAAS BU Sales and Services China

Personnel Change: Managing Director(CEO) of BU Sales and Services China

With effect from January 1st 2021, Dr.Jinwang Zhang as Managing Director (CEO) will assume the sole responsibility and leadership of CLAAS Agricultural Machinery Trading (Beijing) Co., Ltd. and steer the reorientation of the CLAAS and CHUNYU's sales and service activities in line with the China strategy.

Dr. Jinwang Zhang has been with the CLAAS Group since 2014. Prior to his current position as COO of CLAAS Shandong, he held various management positions accumulating a rich range of experience, including 4 years as Managing Director of OTTO-Fuchs Technology in Shenyang in Northern China and before that, 5 years as CEO of Putzmeister Machinery in Shanghai.

Former Managing Director Mr. Jan-Klaus Tobias will leave China and take over the position of Managing Director of the CLAAS Regional Center South East Asia Co. (CSA) based in Bangkok, Thailand.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank both Dr. Jinwang Zhang and Mr. Jan-Klaus Tobias for their high level of commitment and work over the past years.

We wish Dr. Jinwang Zhang and Mr. Jan-Klaus Tobias every success for the new professional challenges and tasks announced here.