Our Leadership Team

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.

Deere’s senior management team shown at company headquarters in Moline, Illinois. From left: John May, Marc Howze, James Field, Mark von Pentz, Sam Allen, Rajesh Kalathur, Cory Reed, and Mary Jones. (Not pictured: Ryan Campbell)

Company Leaders

Samuel R. Allen

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Read more on Samuel's biography page.


Ryan D. Campbell

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Read more on Ryan's biography page.


James M. Field

President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division and Power Systems

Read more on James' biography page.


Marc A. Howze

Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Read more on Marc's biography page.


Mary K. W. Jones

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and 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.


John C. May

President, Chief Operating Officer

Read more on John's biography page.


Cory J. Reed

President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division: Americas and Australia; Global Harvesting, Crop Care, and Turf & Utility Platforms; and Ag Solutions

Read more on Cory's biography page.


Mark von Pentz

President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division: Europe, CIS, Asia, and Africa; Global Tractor and Hay & Forage Platforms; and Advanced Engineering

Read more on Mark's biography page.


Deere & Company board of directors shown at company headquarters in Moline, Illinois. From left: Michael Johanns, Alan Heuberger, Charles Holliday, Sheila Talton, Clayton Jones, Samuel Allen, Vance Coffman, Sherry Smith, Gregory Page, Dmitri Stockton, and Dipak Jain.

Board of Directors

Samuel R. Allen

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Deere & Company

Read more on Samuel's biography page.


Vance D. Coffman

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Read more on Vance'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

Co-President and Global Advisor, 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.