DE - Deere & Company

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Deere & Company

One John Deere Place
Moline, IL 61265
United States
309-765-8000
http://www.deere.com

SectorIndustrials
IndustryFarm & Construction Equipment
Full Time Employees74,413

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Samuel R. AllenChairman & CEO5.8M30.05M1954
Mr. John C. May IIPres & COO1.93M1.41M1969
Mr. Rajesh KalathurPres of John Deere Financial & Chief Information Officer1.96M271.59k1968
Mr. James M. FieldPres of Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division and Power Systems2.11M5.12M1963
Mr. Ryan D. CampbellSr. VP & CFON/AN/A1975
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.

Description

Deere & Company manufactures and distributes various equipment worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Agriculture and Turf, Construction and Forestry, and Financial Services. The Agriculture and Turf segment offers agriculture and turf equipment, and related parts, including large, medium, and utility tractors; tractor loaders; combines, cotton pickers, cotton strippers, and sugarcane harvesters; harvesting front-end equipment; sugarcane loaders and pull-behind scrapers; and tillage, seeding, and application equipment. It also provides 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; integrated agricultural management systems technology and solutions; and other outdoor power products. The 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; milling machines; recyclers; slipform pavers; surface miners; asphalt pavers; compactors; tandem and static rollers; mobile crushers and screens; mobile and stationary asphalt plants; and log skidders, loaders, forwarders, and harvesters, as well as feller bunchers and related attachments used in construction, earthmoving, road building, material handling, and timber harvesting applications. The Financial Services segment finances sales and leases agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment. This segment also offers wholesale financing to dealers of the foregoing equipment; finances retail revolving charge accounts; and provides extended equipment warranties. It markets its products through independent retail dealer networks and retail outlets. The company was founded in 1837 and is based in Moline, Illinois.

Corporate Governance

Deere & Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 29, 2019 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 2.

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.