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Charles R. Stamp, Jr. is Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Deere & Company, a position he has held since December 2016. In this role, he advises senior management on business development opportunities and assists the company in achieving its goals and executing the John Deere Strategy.
Immediately prior, Stamp was Vice President, Public Affairs Worldwide, a position he had held since 2002 and in which he managed government and public affairs. In 2014, he added the global brand management and corporate communications functions to his responsibilities.
Stamp is a native of Missouri. He received a bachelor's degree from Southeast Missouri State University, where he holds the university's Distinguished Alumni Merit Award and serves as a Trustee of the University’s Foundation. He received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, in 1974.
He practiced law from 1974 until 1981 in Sikeston, Missouri. He entered the agribusiness industry in 1981 as President of Meyer Agri-Products, which later became a division of Butler Manufacturing Company, where he served as Vice President of Butler's Agri-Products Division. He then served as President of Capital South Investors and as a partner of Capital Partners, Ltd., which founded InterAg Technologies, Inc.
Stamp is a member of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers and is a Life Honorary Director of AEM. He has also served as a trustee of the Farm Foundation and is an Honorary Life Director. In 2016, he was named Friend of the University for Southeast Missouri State University. Stamp is a member of the Missouri Bar Association.
Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land—those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich, and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at www.JohnDeere.com.