People: Deere & Co (DE)

DE on New York Consolidated

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22 Aug 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Samuel Allen

60 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Rajesh Kalathur

45 2012 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

James Field

50 2012 President - Agriculture & Turf Division – Americas, Australia and Global Harvesting and Turf Platforms

James Israel

57 2006 President - Worldwide Financial Services Division

Michael Mack

57 2009 President - Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division

Markwart von Pentz

50 2012 President - Agriculture & Turf Division-Europe, Asia, Africa, and Global Tractor Platform

Mary Jones

45 2013 Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Max Guinn

55 2012 Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Communications, Public Affairs, and Labor Relations

Jean Gilles

56 2010 Senior Vice President - John Deere Power Systems, Worldwide Parts Services, Advanced Technology & Engineering, Global Supply Management and Logistics

John May

44 2012 President - Agricultural Solutions, Chief Information Officer

Charles Holliday

66 2009 Presiding Independent Director

Gregory Page

62 2013 Director

Crandall Bowles

66 1999 Independent Director

Vance Coffman

69 2004 Independent Director

Dipak Jain

57 2002 Independent Director

Clayton Jones

64 2007 Independent Director

Joachim Milberg

71 2003 Independent Director

Richard Myers

72 2006 Independent Director

Thomas Patrick

69 2000 Independent Director

Sherry Smith

52 2011 Independent Director

Tony Huegel

Director - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Samuel Allen

Mr. Samuel R. Allen is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Deere & Co. He is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Deere since February 2010, President and Chief Executive Officer of Deere - August 2009 to February 2010, President and Chief Operating Officer of Deere – June 2009 to August 2009; President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division and John Deere Power Systems of Deere – March 2005 to June 2009; President, Global Financial Services, John Deere Power Systems and Corporate Human Resources of Deere – November 2003 to March 2005 Director of Deere since June 2009. Chair of Executive Committee Other current directorships: Whirlpool Corporation.

Rajesh Kalathur

Mr. Rajesh Kalathur is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Deere & Co. From April 2012 — September 2012 he served as Deputy Financial Officer; 2009-2012 Vice President, Sales & Marketing, China/India/South and East Asia/Sub-Saharan and South Africa, Agriculture & Turf Division; 2006-2009 Managing Director and CEO, John Deere India Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.

James Field

Mr. James M. Field is President - Agriculture & Turf Division - Global Harvesting & Turf Platforms, Americas and Australia of Deere & Co. From 2007-2009 he was President - Worldwide Commercial & Consumer Equipment Division; from 2002-2007 he was Vice President and Comptroller.

James Israel

Mr. James A. Israel is President - Worldwide Financial Services Division of Deere & Co. From 2003-2006 he was Vice President Marketing and Product Support - Europe, Africa and Middle East, Worldwide Agricultural Division.

Michael Mack

Mr. Michael J. Mack, Jr., is President - Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division of Deere & Co. From 2006-2009 he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Markwart von Pentz

Mr. Markwart von Pentz is President - Agriculture & Turf Division - Europe, Asia, Africa, and Global Tractor Platform of Deere & Co. From 2009-2012 he served as President, Agriculture & Turf Division-Europe, CIS, Northern Africa, Middle East, Latin America, and Global Harvesting, Crop Care, Hay & Forage Products; 2007-2009 President, Agricultural Division - Europe, Africa, South America and Global Harvesting Equipment Sourcing; 2006-2007 Senior Vice President Marketing and Product Support - Europe, Africa and Middle East.

Mary Jones

Ms. Mary K.W. Jones is Senior Vice President, General Counsel of Deere & Co. From 2010 – 2013 Vice President Global Human Resources; 2009 – 2010 Director, Global Human Resources Deployment; 2008 – 2009 Director, Regional Human Resources and Shared Services; 2008 Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel; 2005 – 2008 Associate General Counsel Special Litigation & Compliance.

Max Guinn

Mr. Max A. Guinn is Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Communications, Public Affairs, and Labor Relations of Deere & Co. Since September 1, 2012. He served as from 2009-2012 Senior Vice President Agriculture & Turf Division, Global Platform, Crop Harvesting; 2006-2009 Senior Vice President, Manufacturing & Engineering, Harvesting Equipment, Worldwide Agricultural Division.

Jean Gilles

Mr. Jean H. Gilles is Senior Vice President - John Deere Power Systems, Worldwide Parts Services, Advanced Technology & Engineering, Global Supply Management and Logistics of Deere & Co. He served from June 2009-June 2010 Senior Vice President, John Deere Power Systems, John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group, and Advanced Technology and Engineering; 2005-2009 Senior Vice President, John Deere Power Systems.

John May

Mr. John C. May of President - Agricultural Solutions, Chief Information Officer of Deere & Co. From 2009-2012 he served as Vice President, Agriculture & Turf Global Platform, Turf & Utility; 2007-2009 Factory Manager, John Deere Dubuque Works.

Charles Holliday

Mr. Charles O. Holliday, Jr., is Presiding Independent Director of Deere & Co. He has been Chairman of the National Academy of Engineering (nonprofit engineering institution) since July 2012 Chairman of Bank of America Corporation (banking, investing, and asset management) since April 2010 Chairman from January 1999 to December 2009 and Chief Executive Officer from 1998 through 2008 of DuPont (agricultural, electronics, materials science, safety and security, and biotechnology) Director of Deere since May 2007. Presiding Director of the Board since May 2009. Chair of Audit Review Committee and member of Corporate Governance and Executive Committees Other current directorships: Bank of America Corporation, CH2M HILL Companies, Ltd., and Royal Dutch Shell plc. Other previous directorships: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company.

Gregory Page

Mr. Gregory R. Page has been appointed as Director of Deere & Co., effective June 1, 2013. Mr. Page is chairman and chief executive officer of Cargill, Inc. Mr. Page was named Cargill’s chief executive officer in June 2007 and chairman of the board of directors later that year. Earlier he served in a number of leadership roles at the company including president and chief operating officer and corporate executive vice president. His background, which spans nearly 40 years with the Cargill organization, includes assignments in Singapore and Thailand. Page earned a degree in economics from the University of North Dakota. He is a member of the boards of directors of Eaton Corporation and Carlson Companies. Page also is a national board member and former board chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

Crandall Bowles

Ms. Crandall Close Bowles is an Independent Director of Deere & Co. She is Chairman of Springs Industries, Inc. (home furnishings) and The Springs Company since August 2007. Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Springs Global US, Inc. and Springs Global Participacoes S. A. - January 2006 to August 2007. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Springs Industries, Inc. - April 1998 to January 2006. Director of Deere from 1990 to 1994 and since 1999. Chair of Corporate Governance Committee and member of Compensation and Executive Committees Other current directorships: JP Morgan Chase & Company and Sara Lee Corporation.

Vance Coffman

Dr. Vance D. Coffman is an Independent Director of Deere & Co. He is Retired Chairman of Lockheed Martin Corporation (aerospace, defense, and information technology) since April 2005 Chairman of Lockheed Martin Corporation - April 1998 to April 2005 Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation - August 1997 to August 2004 Director of Deere since 2004. Chair of Compensation Committee and member of Corporate Governance and Executive Committees. His Other directorships include: 3M Company and Amgen Corporation.

Dipak Jain

Dr. Dipak Chand Jain is an Independent Director of Deere & Co. He has been Dean, INSEAD (international graduate business school) since March 2011 Dean, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois - July 2001-August 2009 Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University - 1996 to 2001 Sandy and Morton Goldman Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Professor of Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University - 1994 to 2011 Visiting professor of marketing at Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; Nijenrode University, The Netherlands; Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India Director of Deere since 2002. Member of Audit Review and Pension Plan Oversight Committees Other current directorships: Northern Trust Corporation, Reliance Industries Limited, India, and Global Logistics Properties Limited, Singapore. Other previous directorships: Hartmarx Corporation.

Clayton Jones

Mr. Clayton M. Jones is an Independent Director of Deere & Co. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (aviation electronics and communications) since September 2012 Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Rockwell Collins, Inc. - June 2002 to September 2012 Director of Deere since August 2007. Member of Compensation and Pension Plan Oversight Committees Other current directorships: Rockwell Collins, Inc. and Cardinal Health, Inc. Other previous directorships: Unisys Corporation.

Joachim Milberg

Dr. Joachim Milberg is an Independent Director of Deere & Co. He has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG (motor vehicles) since May 2004, Retired Chief Executive Officer of BMW AG since May 2002, Chairman of the Board of Management and Chief Executive Officer of BMW AG - February 1999 to May 2002, Director of Deere since 2003. Member of Audit Review and Corporate Governance Committees. Other current directorships: Bertelsmann AG, BMW AG, and Festo AG. Other previous directorships: Allianz Versicherungs AG, SAP AG, and ZF Friedrichshafen AG.

Richard Myers

General Richard B. Myers is an Independent Director of Deere & Co. He has been Retired Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (principal military advisor to the President, the Secretary of Defense, and the National Security Council) and Retired General of the United States Air Force since September 2005, Colin L. Powell Chair for National Security, Leadership, Character, and Ethics at the National Defense University since March 2006, Foundation Professor of Military History and Leadership at Kansas State University since February 2006, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and General of the United States Air Force - October 2001 to September 2005, Director of Deere since April 2006. Member of Compensation and Pension Plan Oversight Committees Other current directorships: Aon plc, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and United Technologies Corporation.

Thomas Patrick

Mr. Thomas Harold Patrick is an Independent Director of Deere & Co. He has been Chairman of New Vernon Capital, LLC (private equity fund) since 2003, Executive Vice Chairman of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. - November 2002 to July 2003, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. - February 2000 to November 2002, Director of Deere since 2000. Chair of Pension Plan Oversight Committee and member of Audit Review and Executive Committees. Other directorships: Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. Other previous directorships: Computer Sciences Corporation.

Sherry Smith

Ms. Sherry M. Smith is an Independent Director of Deere & Co., since December 7, 2011. She has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Supervalu Inc. (retail and wholesale grocery and retail general merchandise products) since December 2010, Senior Vice President, Finance of Supervalu Inc. - 2005 to 2010, Senior Vice President, Finance and Treasurer of Supervalu Inc. - 2002 to 2005, Director of Deere since December 2011. Member of Audit Review and Pension Plan Oversight Committees. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the St. Cloud University Foundation. She is a graduate of St. Cloud University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Tony Huegel

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