DE - Deere & Company

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Deere & Company

One John Deere Place
Moline, IL 61265
United States

SectorIndustrial Goods
IndustryFarm & Construction Machinery
Full Time Employees60,476

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Samuel R. AllenChairman, CEO & Pres6.46MN/A1954
Mr. Rajesh KalathurSr. VP & CFO2.04M196.81k1968
Mr. John C. May IIPres of Agricultural Solutions & Chief Information Officer2.01MN/A1969
Mr. James M. FieldPres of Agricultural Equipment Operations2.22MN/A1963
Mr. Jeffrey A. TrahanVP of Pension Fund & InvestmentsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. The company's Agriculture and Turf segment provides agriculture and turf equipment, and related service parts, including large, medium, and utility tractors; tractor loaders; combines, cotton pickers, cotton strippers, and sugarcane harvesters; related harvesting front-end equipment; sugarcane loaders and pull-behind scrapers; and tillage, seeding, and application equipment comprising sprayers, and nutrient management and soil preparation machinery. This segment also offers hay and forage equipment, such as self-propelled forage harvesters and attachments, balers, and mowers; turf and utility equipment, including riding lawn equipment and walk-behind mowers, golf course equipment, utility vehicles, and commercial mowing equipment, as well as associated implements; integrated agricultural management systems technology and solutions; and other outdoor power products. Its Construction and Forestry segment manufactures and distributes backhoe loaders; crawler dozers and loaders; four-wheel-drive loaders; excavators; motor graders; articulated dump trucks; landscape loaders; skid-steer loaders; and log skidders, loaders, forwarders, and harvesters, as well as feller bunchers and related attachments used in construction, earthmoving, material handling, and timber harvesting applications. The company's Financial Services segment finances sales and leases of new and used agriculture and turf equipment, and construction and forestry equipment. This segment also provides wholesale financing to dealers of the foregoing equipment; finances retail revolving charge accounts; and offers extended equipment warranties. It markets its products primarily through independent retail dealer networks and retail outlets. Deere & Company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Moline, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

Deere & Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.