Our Leadership Team

For more than 180 years, John Deere has benefited from strong, decisive leaders who are dedicated to the company's core values.

Our core values – integrity, quality, commitment, and innovation – provide an enduring foundation for our success. Our leadership team ensures these values remain vital and relevant, helping guide our employees in the way they do their jobs and the way we treat our customers and each other.

John May standing, smiling.

John C. May

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer

Ryan D. Campbell

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Read more on Ryan's biography page.


Jahmy J. Hindman

Chief Technology Officer

Read more on Jahmy's biography page.


Marc A. Howze

Group President, Lifecycle Solutions and Chief Administrative Officer

Read more on Marc's biography page.


Mary K. W. Jones

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Worldwide Public Affairs

Read more on Mary's biography page.


Rajesh Kalathur

President, John Deere Financial and Chief Information Officer

Read more on Rajesh's biography page.


Cory J. Reed

President, Ag & Turf Division: Large & Precision Ag, and Americas and Australia

Read more on Cory's biography page.


John H. Stone

President, Construction & Forestry Division and Power Systems

Read more on John Stone's biography page.


Mark von Pentz

President, Ag & Turf Division: Small Ag & Turf, and Europe, CIS, Asia, and Africa

Read more on Mark's biography page.


Deere & Company board of directors shown at company headquarters in Moline, Illinois. From left: Alan C. Heuberger, Michael O. Johanns, Sherry M. Smith, Charles O. Holliday, Dmitri L. Stockton, Dipak C. Jain, Sheila G. Talton, John C. May, Gregory R. Page, Samuel R. Allen (retired April 2020), and Clayton M. Jones. (Not pictured: Tamra A. Erwin)

Board of Directors

John C. May

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer, Deere & Company

Read more on John's biography page.


Tamra A. Erwin

Executive Vice President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Verizon Business Group

Read more on Tamra's biography page.


Alan C. Heuberger

Senior Manager, BMGI

Read more on Alan's biography page.


Charles O. (Chad) Holliday, Jr.

Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc.

Read more on Charles' biography page.


Dipak C. Jain

President (European), China Europe International Business School

Read more on Dipak's biography page.


Michael O. Johanns

Retired United States Senator from Nebraska and former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Read more on Michael's biography page.


Clayton M. Jones

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rockwell Collins, Inc.

Read more on Clayton's biography page.


Gregory R. Page

Retired Executive Director, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Cargill, Inc.

Read more on Gregory's biography page.


Sherry M. Smith

Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Supervalu Inc.

Read more on Sherry's biography page.


Dmitri L. Stockton

Retired Special Advisor to Chairman and Retired Senior Vice President, General Electric Company Former Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of GE Asset Management

Read more on Dmitri's biography page.


Sheila G. Talton

President and Chief Executive Officer, Gray Matter Analytics

Read more on Sheila's biography page.