Sam Allen

New Leader for Deere

Aug 29, 2019
Deere and Company

A new leader will soon take over at John Deere. Thursday the company announced directors have chosen John May to become Chief Executive Officer in November.

https://youtu.be/GADKYVgkrN0 / Deere & Company, Investor Relations page

After ten years leading John Deere, Chair and CEO Sam Allen is still convinced the company's best days are ahead. At Wednesday's annual meeting in Moline, Illinois, shareholders elected Deere and Company's board of directors and watched a couple of videos.

Michelle O'Neill reports they also listened to a review of past performance, and how the company will meet new challenges.


John Deere

John Deere has announced an ambitious list of sustainability goals, and set a deadline to achieve them of 2022. The goals focus on 5 key areas including occupational safety, sustainable energy use, responsible water use, increased recycling, and sustainable products.

2016 John Deere Classic winner Ryan Moore and Deere CEO Sam Allen
WVIK News

It's a milestone year for the John Deere Classic. Deere signed its first sponsorship agreement with the PGA 20 years ago, and now has the third longest sponsor relationship on the the tour.

Bronze statue located outside Deere headquarters in Moline, IL
Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Deere and Company makes money for investors even when farmers are suffering. Michelle O'Neill reports that's one of the messages Chairman and CEO Sam Allen emphasized during today's annual meeting at World Headquarters in Moline.

Sam Allen is pleased with Deere and Company's performance during the downturn in the agriculture sector. He's also confident it can help customers feed and shelter the world's growing population for decades to come.

Deere and Company hopes Congress will ratify the Trans Pacific Partnership. The company announced its support Wednesday after the US and 11 other countries signed the trade agreement.

Deere serves customers in all the participating countries, and has facilities in seven of them. 

Deere and Company

Sales and profits fell for Deere and Company during its second quarter, but not as much as expected.

Deere Annual Meeting

Feb 24, 2015

Shareholders of Deere and Company will gather tomorrow  in the Quad Cities, for the annual meeting at world headquarters in Moline.

New Deere Director

Jan 7, 2015
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A former governor, senator, and secretary of agriculture has joined the board of directors of Deere and Company.