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Deere CEO Elected Chairman of Council on Competitiveness
Jan 19, 2010
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Samuel R. Allen, president & CEO of lawn and garden appliance maker Deere & Company, has been elected chairman of The Council on Competitiveness, a non-partisan group of CEOs, university presidents, and labor leaders working to ensure U.S. prosperity. Allen succeeds Charles O. Holliday Jr., retired chairman of DuPont, who will become the Council's Chairman Emeritus.

“We are thrilled to have such a highly respected business leader join the Council in its mission to ensure prosperity in America. Deere & Company has remained a model for competitiveness by working around the world to improve the productivity of its customers and the lives of the people they serve,” said Council President and CEO Deborah L. Wince-Smith. “Under Mr. Allen’s guidance, the Council is poised to continue its critical work maintaining and enhancing U.S. competitiveness throughout the 21st century.”

Throughout his 34-year career at Deere, Allen has risen through the ranks and held various leadership positions in all divisions of the company. He will take on the additional role as Chairman of the Board of Directors February 24.

Allen has played a vital role in driving major advancements in Deere’s engineering, technology, and innovation capabilities. He also managed operations in various locations worldwide.

The Council’s executive committee also voted Applied Materials, Inc. Chairman, President & CEO Michael R. Splinter to be vice chair for Industry and ULLICO Inc. CEO Edward J. McElroy as labor vice chair.

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