Gregory R. Noe
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel,
Deere & Company
Gregory R. Noe is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, International, for Deere & Company, a position he has held since July 2014. Noe leads Deere's law services supporting the company's operations and growth initiatives outside the United States and Canada as well as intellectual property teams globally.
Noe joined Deere & Company in 1993. He most recently served as Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel, a position he held since December 2008.
Prior to his position as Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel, Noe held the position of Associate General Counsel, Special Litigation. Before that, Noe was Manager, Far East Operations, Construction and Forestry Division. In 2004, Noe was assigned to the Deere European Office in Mannheim, Germany, where he was responsible for providing legal services to various international Deere business units, including John Deere India, John Deere South Africa, and John Deere South America. Over his career, he has worked with product liability litigation, trade regulation, and legal support for overseas and partnership businesses.
Noe received his bachelor's degree in government from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and a juris doctor degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1991. He is a member of the American Corporate Counsel Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.