Gregory R. Page
Elected to Deere & Company Board of Directors, 2013
Retired Chairman and CEO, Cargill, Incorporated
Greg Page is retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cargill, Incorporated. He served as Executive Director of Cargill from September 2015 to August 2016, as Executive Chairman from December 2013 to September 2015, and as Chief Executive Officer from June 2007 to December 2013. He was elected to the Cargill Board of Directors in August 2000 and elected Chairman of the Board in September 2007.
Page joined Cargill in 1974 as a trainee assigned to the Feed Division. Over the years, he held a number of positions in the United States and Singapore. Page worked with the start-up of a poultry processing operation in Thailand, the beef and pork processing operations of Cargill’s Excel subsidiary in Wichita, Kansas, and the Financial Markets Group in Minneapolis.
Page serves as a member of the board of directors of Eaton Corporation, Deere & Company, and 3M. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, Corteva. He is past-chair of the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and past president of the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America and he continues to serve on both boards as well as the board of the American Refugee Committee.
Page received a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of North Dakota. He was born in Bottineau, N.D.
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