Montgomery, AL (June 29, 2011) – Attendees at Bush Hog’s 57th Annual Sales Meeting last week had a chance to meet and talk with Gerald E. Worthington, newly named President of Bush Hog. Worthington comes to Bush Hog after service as President of JGJ Global and over 23 years of operations leadership experience with Modine Manufacturing in North America and Europe .
Worthington was introduced by Rick Pummell, Executive Vice President of Alamo Group Inc., the parent company of Bush Hog. “Jerry has an outstanding track record of success and his experience spans all areas of business” Pummell said. “He is well suited to his new role at Bush Hog and I know he will lead this team in building on Bush Hog’s success.”
“Bush Hog stands for performance you can count on”, said Worthington, “and that is one of the things that drew me to this opportunity. I am impressed with the people in this company, the heritage of the brand, and most of all the potential we have to grow this business and find new ways to serve our customers.” Worthington holds a B.S. degree from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from Loyola in Chicago. He and his wife will be relocating to the Selma, Alabama area.
Bush Hog is a global market leader in the manufacture and sale of tractor powered rotary cutters, loaders and attachments. In 2011 Bush Hog is celebrating 60 years of serving customers world-wide.
Alamo Group, parent company of Bush Hog, is a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and service of high quality equipment for right-of-way maintenance and agriculture. Alamo Group products include truck and tractor mounted mowing and other vegetation maintenance equipment, street sweepers, snow removal equipment, pothole patchers, excavators, vacuum trucks, agricultural implements and related aftermarket parts and services. The Company, founded in 1969, has approximately 2,325 employees and operates eighteen plants in North America and Europe.