Charles R. Stamp, Jr.
Corporate Strategy & Business Development
Deere & Company
Charles R. Stamp, Jr. is Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, at Deere & Company, a position he has held since December 2016. In his role, Stamp is responsible for advising and assisting senior management on business development opportunities and helping develop strategies to achieve the company's longer term aspirations.
Stamp joined Deere & Company in 1999 as part of the company's acquisition of InterAg Technologies, Inc., where he was President/CEO. He has also served as President, John Deere Special Technologies Group; President, Agricultural Division – Global AgServices; and Vice President, Global Public Affairs.
A native of Missouri, Stamp earned a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University. He holds the university's Distinguished Alumni Merit Award and received the school foundation's "Friend of the University Award" for 2016. He received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, in 1974.
He practiced law from 1974 until 1981 in Sikeston, Missouri. He entered the agribusiness industry in 1981 as President of Meyer Agri-Products, which later became a division of Butler Manufacturing Company, where he served as Vice President of the Agri-Products Division. He then served as President of Capital South Investors and as a partner of Capital Partners, Ltd., which founded InterAg Technologies, Inc.
Stamp is a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and is a Life Honorary Director of AEM. He has also served as a trustee of the Farm Foundation. Stamp is a member of the Missouri Bar Association.