Marc A. Howze
Global Human Resources and Employee Communications
Marc A. Howze is Vice President, Global Human Resources and Employee Communications, at Deere & Company, a position he has held since October 2012.
Howze joined Deere & Company in 2001 as an attorney. He later served as senior attorney, senior counsel, and Manager, Business Development, Consumer Equipment Division. Howze was elected Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel, Deere & Company, in 2006. In 2008, Howze was assigned to Deere's agricultural marketing group as marketing integration manager. In 2009, he was appointed Factory Manager, John Deere Turf Care, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, and was later Global Director, Cotton Harvesting Product Line.
Prior to joining John Deere, Howze served in the U.S. Army as an artillery officer and in various capacities as a judge advocate.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Howze earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, a juris doctor from the University of Michigan Law School, and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. He is a member of the Illinois and Michigan Bar associations, Executive Leadership Council and on the Board of Directors for Thurgood Marshall College Fund.