Ill., Aug. 1, 2023 /CNW/ -- Deere &
Company (NYSE: DE) today announced the election of Neil Hunn to the company's board of directors.
He currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of
Roper Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROP), a constituent of the
Fortune 1000 and one of the largest application software companies
in the S&P 500.
"We are pleased to welcome a business leader of Neil's stature
to the Deere board," said John C. May, chairman and chief
executive officer. "He brings over two decades of software,
technology, and business model transformation experience to our
diverse, talented group of directors. His background in innovative
technologies and technology-enabled products will be of particular
value as we carry out our Smart Industrial operating model and
unlock more ways to help our customers be more profitable and
Hunn joined Roper in 2011 as a group vice president and later
became executive vice president and chief operating officer. He was
named to his present position in 2018. Earlier in his career, he
served in executive roles with medical-software and other
technology companies. He is a member of the Business Roundtable and
U.S. Business Council.
A Georgia native, Hunn
earned a bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from
Miami University (Ohio) and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
With Hunn's election, the size of Deere's board has
increased to 12 members, 11 of whom are independent, or
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