James M. Field
President, Worldwide Construction & Forestryand Power Systems
Deere & Company
James M. Field is President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems, a position he has held since January 2019. Field is responsible for the sustainable, profitable growth of our construction and forestry equipment around the globe as well as the continued integration of the Wirtgen Group. Field also has responsibility for the company’s engine, drivetrain, and electronic component businesses.
Field joined Deere & Company in 1994 and has held a number of positions in the areas of accounting, treasury, and business development and planning. Field served as Chief Financial Officer of Deere's former Timberjack Group (now integrated into the company’s forestry business), responsible for all accounting, finance, and treasury functions. He was appointed Comptroller, Deere & Company, in 2001, and Vice President and Comptroller, Deere & Company, in 2002. Field was named President of the former Commercial & Consumer Equipment Division in 2007. In 2009, he was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Deere & Company. In 2012, Field was named President, Agriculture & Turf Division and was responsible for sales and marketing in Americas and Australia and operations for Global Crop Harvesting and Turf & Utility Platforms.
Before joining Deere, Field served in a number of assignments at Deloitte & Touche.
Field is a graduate of Western Michigan University, and holds a CPA. He has completed Executive Education at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and is a member of the Executive Committee for the John Deere Classic and serves on the Board of Directors for Hand in Hand and the Board of Trustees for St. Ambrose University.
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