International recognition for AGCO


The Legion of Honor is in recognition of AGCO’s contributions to the development of France and France–US relations

The Legion of Honor, established by Napoléon Bonaparte in 1802, is the highest distinction conferred by the government of France.

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AGCO’s Martin Richenhagen has been named a Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'Honneur (Legion of Honor) by the government of France.

It’s awarded to recognise people who have made outstanding contributions to France in a variety of fields.

A global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, AGCO began operations in France in 1960 and has approximately 2500 employees in the country.

The Legion of Honor is in recognition, under Martin Richenhagen’s leadership, of AGCO’s contributions to the development of France and France–US relations.

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French Consul General Louis de Corail with AGCO’s Martin Richenhagen receiving the Legion of Honor from Dr Monique Seefried.

AGCO plays an important role in New Zealand, with its Massey Ferguson, Fendt, and Valtra tractor brands. 

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