CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH), a global supplier of agricultural and construction equipment, promoted CNH International General Manager, Mario Gasparri, to president of CNH Construction Equipment, effective April 1, 2012. He replaces James McCullough, who will retire at the end of March. Mr. Gasparri and Mr. McCullough will begin their transition immediately.
Franco Fusignani, CEO of CNH International SA, will assume general management of business activities previously handled by Mr. Gasparri. Mr. Fusignani will continue in his capacity as President and CEO of New Holland Agricultural Equipment.
Mr. Gasparri served as General Manager of CNH International since September 2010 with responsibility for CNH's agricultural and construction brands in Africa, the Middle East, CIS, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, with a special focus on China, Turkey, India and Japan. He has held a variety of roles in several Fiat companies for the past 24 years, including the positions of Managing Director of New Holland India and the Asia Pacific markets and Vice President of Agricultural Equipment Commercial Operations, CNH International.
CNH would like to thank James McCullough for his contributions to the company.