Senior Vice President,
Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Management,
Construction & Forestry Division
Brian Rauch is Senior Vice President, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Management for John Deere's Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division, a position he's held since March 2013. He is responsible for all manufacturing, engineering, supply management, quality, and remanufacturing activities for the division.
Rauch joined John Deere in 1994 as a product engineer. Since then, he's held a number of positions in the Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division including Manager of Advanced Research and Development, Program Manager, and Director of Engineering and Technology. In 2007 Rauch was appointed Vice President of Engineering. In this position, he was responsible for design engineering, product validation and verification, and research and development for all construction and forestry products worldwide.
Rauch holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He also holds an M.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.