Christoph Wigger is Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Europe/CIS/North
Africa/Middle East for the Agriculture and Turf Division, a position he has held since
May 2009. In his role, he is responsible for all agriculture and turf equipment sales
and marketing in Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, North Africa,
and the Middle East.

Wigger joined the company as a sales trainee at John Deere Export in June
1991. Since then he has held various marketing positions with increasing
responsibility, including Territory Manager, JD Export; Parts Manager, John Deere
Vertrieb; and Division Sales Manager, John Deere International.
In February 2001, Wigger was named Manager, Factory Marketing, at John
Deere Werke Mannheim. In June 2003, he was named General Manager at John
Deere Vertrieb, Deere’s sales branch for Germany. Wigger was appointed Director,
Strategic Planning and Customer Focus – Europe, Africa and Middle East in June
2007 and Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Agricultural Division – Western Europe
in September 2007.

Wigger is a graduate of Kiel University in Germany with an advanced degree
in agricultural economics.

John Deere (Deere & Company — NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing
advanced products and services for agriculture, forestry, construction, lawn and turf
care, landscaping and irrigation. John Deere also provides financial services
worldwide and manufactures and markets engines used in heavy equipment. Since it
was founded in 1837, the company has extended its heritage of integrity, quality,
commitment and innovation around the globe.