Business News for July: John Deere, Midwest Mole, Caterpillar, American Augers

July 2009 Vol. 64 No. 7
Griff Morris of FMI

John Deere
Midwest Mole
American Augers

Price Gregory
Kubota Tractor
Commercial Coating Services
ESCO Corporation
Ledcor Pipeline
Topcon Positioning Systems

John Deere

The board of directors of Deere & Co. elected Samuel Allen as president, chief operating officer and a member of the board of directors effective June 1, and CEO effective Aug. 1. Robert W. Lane, chairman and CEO, will serve as chairman of the board until Allen’s expected succession as chairman.