Deere & Company on Dec. 6 announced the election of Charles O. (“Chad”) Holliday Jr. to the Board of Directors, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Holliday previously served on the Deere & Company Board from 2007 to 2016.
Holliday has been chairman of Royal Dutch Shell since May 2015 and previously served as chairman and chief executive officer of DuPont, chairman of Bank of America, and chairman of the National Academy of Engineering.
“Chad has outstanding experience as a leader of several major organizations and has a keen understanding of audit, compensation, and other areas of oversight on the Boards of Directors at global corporations,” said Samuel R. Allen, Deere’s chairman and chief executive officer. “We are fortunate that Chad agreed to return to the Deere Board.”