Deere & Company announced changes to its senior leadership team that will take place after the retirement of James A. Israel, president of John Deere Financial – the company's global financial services division headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa.
These changes are effective October 23:
- Michael J. Mack, Jr. is appointed group president, John Deere Financial Services, Global Human Resources and Public Affairs
- Max A. Guinn is appointed president, Worldwide Construction & Forestry, Global Labor Relations and Security
Mack is currently president of Deere's Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division, a position he has held since 2009. He previously served as Deere & Company's treasurer and chief financial officer.
Guinn is currently senior vice president of human relations, communications, public affairs and labor relations. He previously held a variety of leadership roles in both of Deere's major equipment divisions.