David C. Gilmore
Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing and Region 3
John Deere Financial, Deere & Company
David C. Gilmore is Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing and Region 3, a position held since July 2017. He is responsible for global deployment of customer acquisition policies and practices. Furthermore, he has responsibility for business operations in all Latin American countries.
Gilmore began his career at John Deere in 1990, progressively building his sales and marketing experience through roles of increasing responsibility in the Ag & Turf Division, culminating with the position of Director, Marketing – Global Harvesting Platform.
He joined John Deere Financial in June 2011 as Vice President, Marketing – U.S. and Canada, and was named Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing – Region 4 (U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand) in October 2013. He was then named Senior Vice President, Region 4, Worldwide Financial Services Division in October 2014.
Gilmore was raised on an Illinois family row-crop and livestock farm. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois in 1989. He is passionate about customer service and giving young people knowledge and skills necessary for long-term success. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Equipment Lease and Finance Association (ELFA), on the National FFA Foundation Sponsors Board, and on the Iowa Fellowship of Christian Athletes Leadership Board.
John Deere Financial is one of the largest providers of financial services to agricultural and construction customers, supporting John Deere around the world with more than 1.7 million accounts and a managed worldwide portfolio of nearly $37 billion. In addition to providing receivables and equipment financing to help facilitate the sale of John Deere agricultural, construction, forestry, turf, and utility equipment, John Deere Financial offers revolving payment based solutions and crop input financing. Today, John Deere Financial has approximately 2,200 employees worldwide and offers retail finance programs in more than 40 countries.
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.