BURR RIDGE, Ill.-CNH Global N.V. has named Barry Engle to lead the company's New Holland Agricultural Equipment S.p.A.
Engle will become the unit's president and chief executive officer, a position assumed on an interim basis a year ago by CNH president and CEO Harold Boyanovsky.
Engle has worked in the automotive industry since 1992, holding a variety of positions with Ford Motor Company in North America, Latin America and Asia. Most recently he was the president and CEO of Ford of Canada.
Before becoming involved in the auto industry, Engle held finance and marketing positions in the consumer packaged goods business. He worked for General Mills, Inc. from 1987 to 1989 and Nabisco Brands, Inc. from 1989 to 1990. In 1991 he worked in the Office of Political Affairs at the White House.
Engle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brigham Young University and a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.