Jan-Hendrik Mohr has succeeded Thomas Böck as the new top man of the Claas Group. After more than 16 years with the company, the last four as CEO, Mr Böck has stepped down to pursue new challenges.

Jan-Hendrik Mohr, a graduate engineer, has been with Claas since 1984. A member of the group executive board since 2008, he is currently responsible for the company’s combine harvester division, which he will continue to lead in a personal capacity.

“Jan‑Hendrik Mohr knows Claas like no one else and has proven his worth and shaped the company during his many years in various management positions,” comments Cathrina Claas-Mühlhäuser, chairwoman of the supervisory board of the Claas Group.

“Now is a good time for a change,” says Mr Böck, who adds that Claas has emerged stronger from the various crises and is in a strong position. “During my time as CEO, sales have risen to over €5.0 billion,” he adds. “Despite the crises, we will achieve an excellent result this financial year. We have set the right course to lead Claas into a successful future.”

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