Senior Vice President,
Manufacturing, Engineering, & Supply Management
Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division
Randal Sergesketter is Senior Vice President, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Management, Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division of Deere & Company, a position he’s held since November 2009. He is responsible for the manufacturing, engineering, supply management, quality, and remanufacturing in the division.
Sergesketter began his career at Deere & Company in 1980 through the company's summer training program, and became a manufacturing management trainee in 1981. He has held a number of leadership positions, including Director, Worldwide Ag Order Fulfillment; General Manager, John Deere Ottumwa Works; and General Manager, John Deere Harvester Works. In June 2005, Sergesketter was appointed Senior Vice President, Manufacturing, Engineering, Supply Management and Order Fulfillment, Worldwide Commercial & Consumer Equipment Division. With the formation of the Ag & Turf Division in May 2009, Sergesketter was named Senior Vice President of the Turf & Utility Global Platform.
He holds a bachelor's degree from Purdue University and a master's in business administration from St. Ambrose University.
Sergesketter is John Deere’s key executive for Purdue University and a member of the Dean’s Executive Council. He previously served on the board of directors for the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute , the North Carolina Chamber, United Way, and Boy Scouts of America.