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The charts on this page feature a breakdown of the total annual pay for the top executives at DEERE & CO as reported in their proxy statements.

Total Cash Compensation information is comprised of yearly Base Pay and Bonuses. DEERE & CO income statements for executive base pay and bonus are filed yearly with the SEC in the edgar filing system. DEERE & CO annual reports of executive compensation and pay are most commonly found in the Def 14a documents.

Total Equity aggregates grant date fair value of stock and option awards and long term incentives granted during the fiscal year.

Other Compensation covers all compensation-like awards that don't fit in any of these other standard categories. Numbers reported do not include change in pension value and non-qualified deferred compensation earnings.

Name And Title Total Cash Equity Other Total Compensation
John C. May
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President
Total Cash $7,502,833 Equity $18,180,007 Other $602,964 Total Compensation $26,285,804
Ryan D. Campbell
President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division and Power Systems
Total Cash $2,660,173 Equity $3,984,271 Other $190,867 Total Compensation $6,835,311
Cory J. Reed
President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division, Production & Precision Ag, Sales and Marketing Regions of the Americas and Australia
Total Cash $2,602,424 Equity $4,096,675 Other $181,623 Total Compensation $6,880,722
Joshua A. Jepsen
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Total Cash $2,528,536 Equity $3,810,568 Other $116,320 Total Compensation $6,455,424
Justin R. Rose
President, Lifecycle Solutions, Supply Management, and Customer Success
Total Cash $3,222,828 Equity $7,262,867 Other $61,122 Total Compensation $10,546,817
For its 2023 fiscal year, DEERE & CO, listed the following CEO pay ratio data on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
CEO Name CEO Pay Median Employee Pay CEO Pay Ratio
John C. May CEO Pay $26,722,519 Median Employee Pay $94,247 CEO Pay Ratio 284:1
For its 2023 fiscal year, DEERE & CO, listed the following board members on its annual proxy statement to the SEC.
Alan C. Heuberger Total Cash $304,962
Charles O. Holliday, Jr. Total Cash $344,962
Clayton M. Jones Total Cash $324,962
Dmitri L. Stockton Total Cash $329,962
Gregory R. Page Total Cash $320,471
L. Neil Hunn Total Cash $133,824
Leanne G. Caret Total Cash $319,545
Michael O. Johanns Total Cash $304,962
Sheila G. Talton Total Cash $304,962
Sherry M. Smith Total Cash $316,793
Tamra A. Erwin Total Cash $304,962

This report is not for commercial use. Thorough reviews have been conducted to assure this data accurately reflects disclosures. However for a complete and definitive understanding of the pay practices of any company, users should refer directly to the actual, complete proxy statement.

The information shown here is a reporting of information included in the company's proxy statement. The proxy statement includes footnotes and explanations of this information plus other information that is pertinent in assessing the overall value and appropriateness of the compensation information. For those interested in conducting a detailed compensation analysis, we recommend that you review the entire proxy statement. You may retrieve the full proxy statement by going to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website at and entering the company's name and then looking in the first column for an entry of "Form DEF 14A" (or any similar code). You may also find the annual proxy statement by going directly to the company's website.

A proxy statement (or "proxy") is a form that every publicly traded U.S. company is required to file with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) within 120 days after the end of its fiscal year. The proxy must be sent to every shareholder in advance of the company's annual shareholders meeting. All proxy statements are public filings made available to the general public by the SEC.

The proxy statement's main purpose is to alert shareholders to the annual meeting and provide them information about the issues that will be voted on during the annual meeting, including decisions such as electing directors, ratifying the selection of auditors, and other shareholder-related decisions, including shareholder-initiated initiatives. Also, proxies must disclose specific detailed information regarding the pay practices for certain executives.