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Executive Biographies


Stefan von Stegmann


Stefan von Stegmann

Vice President, International Finance for Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States, North Africa, Near and Middle East
and Global Trade Finance
John Deere Financial
Deere & Company


Stefan von Stegmann is Vice President, International Finance, a position he has held since September 2014. He is responsible for all John Deere Financial credit operations in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, North Africa, and the Near and Middle East. In addition, he leads the Global Trade Finance group in its mission to enable John Deere sales in emerging markets throughout the world where John Deere Financial does not already have a presence.


Von Stegmann joined the company as a trainee at John Deere Export in March 1990, progressing through positions of increasing responsibility. In 1996 von Stegmann was named General Sales Manager, John Deere Export. He held the position of Manager, Factory Marketing at John Deere Werke Mannheim, and in February 2001, he was appointed General Manager, John Deere International Schaffhausen. In September 2007, he was named Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Agricultural Division – Central Europe, CIS, Africa, and Middle East, and in May 2009 he was named Vice President, Sales, for Europe, North Africa, Near and Middle East.


Von Stegmann graduated from the University of Kiel with an advanced degree in agricultural economics.

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