James M. Field
President, Agriculture and Turf Division –
Americas, Australia, and Global Harvesting & Turf Platforms
James M. Field is President, Agriculture and Turf Division – Americas, Australia, and Global Harvesting & Turf Platforms, a position he has held since September 2012. Field is responsible for the customer-focused sales and marketing regions of the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Latin American Region (including South America, Central America, and Mexico) and product platform groups consisting of crop harvesting products and turf and utility products.
Field joined Deere & Company in 1994 and has held a number of positions in the areas of accounting, treasury, and business development and planning. Field served as Chief Financial Officer of Deere's former Timberjack Group, responsible for all accounting, finance and treasury functions. He was appointed Comptroller, Deere & Company, in May 2001, and Vice President and Comptroller, Deere & Company, in September 2002. Field was named President, Worldwide Commercial & Consumer Equipment Division in September 2007. In 2009, he was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Deere & Company. Before joining Deere, Field served in a number of assignments at Deloitte & Touche.
Field is a 1985 graduate of Western Michigan University, and holds a CPA. He is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and the American Institute of CPA.