Mary K. W. Jones
Global Human Resources
Deere & Company
Mary K. W. Jones is Vice President, Global Human Resources for Deere & Company. Jones is responsible for leading the Global Human Resources organization.
After working in private practice, Jones joined Deere & Company in 1997 as an attorney. She served in Global Law Services for over ten years in roles as senior attorney, senior counsel, assistant general counsel and associate general counsel. In March 2008 she was appointed Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel, Deere & Company. In October 2008, Jones joined the company's Corporate Human Resources organization as Director, Regional Human Resources and Shared Services. Prior to her current position, she was named Director, Human Resources Global and Regional Deployment in May 2009.
A native of Cordova, Illinois, Jones received her bachelor's degree from Truman State University. She received her juris doctor degree, with high distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she was a member of the editorial board of the Iowa Law Review.
Jones is a member of the Illinois and Iowa Bar Associations. She is a member and previously has served as Chair of the Corporate Law Departments Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association. She also is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel. Jones serves on the Board of Directors of the Deere Employees Credit Union and on the regional Board of Directors of the March of Dimes. She has previously been a member of the Board of Directors of the Learning Campus Foundation, Edgerton Women's Health Center, and the Family Museum, where she served as Chairman of the Board.