People: Deere & Co (DE.N)
Sen. Michael O. Johanns serves as Independent Director of the Company. He was governor of Nebraska from 1999 until 2005. He was appointed U.S. Secretary of Agriculture in 2005 and served in that capacity until 2007. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2008 and announced in 2013 that he would not run for re-election. Johanns is a graduate of Saint Mary's University of Minnesota and Creighton University School of Law. Before his election as governor, he had been elected to the various local government positions in Nebraska, including as a member of the Lancaster County Board and the Lincoln City Council and as mayor of Lincoln for two terms.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||125,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||144,887|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||16,549|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||286,436|