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VP of Case IH North America to Speak with Students

April 16, 2019

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MACOMB, IL - - Vice President of Case IH North America at CNH Industrial and Western Illinois University alumnus Scott Harris will host a student discussion at WIU from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17 in Stipes Hall 121 on the WIU-Macomb campus. Harris will also be speaking at the School of Agriculture banquet at 6 p.m. that evening. The events are sponsored by the WIU College of Business and Technology Executive in Residence program, School of Agriculture and Department of Engineering Technology.

Harris was named the vice president of Case IH North America in 2018. He oversees all Case IH agricultural activities in the United States and Canada. Prior to that role, he was vice president of North American construction equipment operations for Case Construction Equipment.

In 2006, Harris joined CNH Industrial Capital as a U.S. sales manager for construction equipment and later served as a northeast region sales manager for both agricultural and construction equipment. In 2007, he became senior director of sales and marketing for that division. His last role with CNH Capital was vice president of U.S. financial services and operations, where he was responsible for the overall sales growth and profitability of CNH Capital's financial products and services. Harris joined the CNH Industrial Parts and Service group in 2011 as vice president of sales and marketing for North America, and he became vice president for the entire division in 2013.

Harris earned his bachelor's degree in applied technology from Western in 1985, and he successfully completed a three-year graduate program, Graduate School of Retail Banking, sponsored by the Consumer Bankers Association (CBA) at the University of Virginia.

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