President & CEO
Jason Andringa is President & CEO at Vermeer Corporation, a global manufacturer that delivers a real impact on the way important work gets done through the manufacture of high-quality industrial and agricultural equipment backed by localized service and support.
Prior to this, Jason served in the following previous roles at Vermeer: President & COO, President – Forage and Environmental Solutions; Vice President – Dealer Distribution and Global Accounts, Managing; Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (based in the Netherlands); and Segment Manager – New Products and Markets in the Environmental business segment.
Jason serves on the Vermeer Board of Directors and also on the Board of Advisors for Camcraft, Inc. Jason serves on the Boards of the following associations: National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), Iowa Business Council and Central College.
Before joining Vermeer in 2005, Jason was an engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Calvin College and later completed advanced degrees including a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Southern California (USC Marshall School of Business). Jason and his wife Carrie live in Pella, Iowa with their three children.