Gregory R. Page
Elected to Deere & Company Board of Directors, 2013
Retired Chairman and CEO, Cargill, Incorporated
Greg Page is retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cargill. He served as Executive Director of Cargill from 2015 to 2016, Executive Chairman from 2013 to 2015, Chief Executive Officer from 2007 to 2013 and President from 2000 to 2007. He was elected to the Cargill Board of Directors in 2000 and elected Chairman of the Board in 2007.
Page joined Cargill in 1974 as a trainee assigned to the Feed Division. Over the years, he held a number of positions in the United States and Singapore. Page worked with the start-up of a poultry processing operation in Thailand, the beef and pork processing operations of Cargill's Excel subsidiary in Wichita, Kansas, and the Financial Markets Group in Minneapolis.
Page serves as a member of the board of directors of Eaton Corporation and 3M. He is non-executive Chairman of the Board of Corteva Agriscience. He is past-chair of the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, past president of the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America and continues to serve on both boards as well as the board of Alight (formerly known as the American Refugee Committee).
Page received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of North Dakota. He was born in Bottineau, N.D.
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.