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Executives & Leadership Team


Luann K. Rickert


Luann K. Rickert
Vice President
Internal Audit
Deere & Company




Luann Rickert is Vice President, Internal Audit, a position she has held since July 2011. She is responsible for the worldwide internal audit function and the enterprise risk management process for Deere & Company.

Rickert joined the company in 1979 as an auditor. Over the years, she has held positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of accounting and finance, information technology/systems, quality, and operations/factory management. Previous to her current position, she was Global Director, Operator Station platform, for the Worldwide Ag & Turf Division, and was located in Germany, with global responsibilities for the design and manufacture of cabs for A&T products.

Rickert is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in industrial administration/accounting. She earned an MBA with a concentration in finance from the University of Iowa. She is on the Accounting Advisory Council for Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Rickert has been actively involved in volunteerism throughout her career, participating on numerous boards and with various charitable organizations. She is currently on the board of the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend and is a member of Women United, United Way of the Quad Cities Area.

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality, built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at www.JohnDeere.com.