Deere & Co. has elected Alan C. Heuberger to its board of directors.
Heuberger is a senior investment manager at BMGI, which manages all non-Microsoft investments for William H. Gates III and the investments of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, including Deere & Co.
"We look forward to Alan joining the Deere board of directors," Samuel R. Allen, Deere's chairman and CEO said. "His significant management experience of investments in the agriculture industry is a valuable addition to the board."
In his roll at BMGI, Heuberger provides oversight on a wide variety of private equity and real asset portfolio investments, such as the firm's agriculture investments that include Deere & Co.
Heuberger received his bachelor of arts in economics and mathematics from Claremont McKenna College. He also has earned designation as a chartered financial analyst.
Deere & Co., at www.JohnDeere.com, provides advanced products and services around the world in fields pertaining to food and agriculture, fuel, shelter and infrastructure.