Cory Reed is President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division for Production and Precision Ag, and is responsible for the North and South American and Australian markets at John Deere. In this role, Reed leads a team that develops and delivers equipment solutions providing value for production-scale grain, cotton, and sugar growers.
Reed has spent the past two decades focused on understanding the productivity and profitability needs of farmers and ranchers. Prior to his current role, he served as the Ag & Turf president responsible for the crop care, crop harvesting, and turf and utility businesses, as well as the North and South American and Australian markets. As a leader, Reed has helped lay the foundation for the current John Deere precision-farming platform. His team's work combined data-driven decisions with Deere's industry-leading equipment, resulting in a tremendous benefit to the farmer.
Reed has also been a strong advocate for the ag industry globally, having sat on the National FFA Foundation board and currently sitting on the America's Cultivation Corridor board, respectively.
He graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, with a bachelor's degree in finance. He received a Juris Doctorate degree from the Ohio State University College of Law.