Max A. Guinn

Max A. Guinn

President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry, Global Labor Relations and Security

Max A. Guinn is President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry, a position he has held since October 2014.

Since joining the company in 1980, Guinn has held positions of increasing responsibility in quality services, supply management, and manufacturing in the agricultural, construction, and forestry businesses. He was named General Manager, John  Deere Seeding Group in 1995 and General Manager, John Deere Dubuque Works in 1996.

Guinn was appointed Senior Vice President, Engineering and Manufacturing, Construction & Forestry Division, in 2000. He later served as Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Engineering – Global Harvesting Equipment, and was named Senior Vice President, Global Platform – Crop Harvesting, Agriculture & Turf Division, in May 2009. Immediately prior to his current position, he was Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Communications, Public Affairs, and Labor Relations.

Guinn graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla with a degree in mechanical engineering and holds an MBA from the University of Dubuque.

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