John Deere appoints new managing director for the UK and Ireland
Antony Scott has been appointed managing director for John Deere Limited in the UK and Ireland. He replaces Richard Johnson, who has been appointed marketing director for the Deere & Company global tractor platform and will move to the company’s regional headquarters in Mannheim, Germany.
Antony joined John Deere in 1975. He has served in positions of increasing responsibility including territory manager, division credit manager, parts and wholegoods manager, division sales manager and, most recently, Region 2 dealer development manager, scale and coverage, based in Mannheim.
In his new role Antony Scott will be responsible for directing the sales and marketing as well as the dealer development activities of the UK & Ireland branch at Langar, near Nottingham.
Announcing the appointment, which was effective from July 1st 2014, Deere & Company Region 2 agriculture & turf division vice president, sales Stefan von Stegmann said: “Antony’s deep knowledge of the UK and Irish dealers, together with his regional experience and responsibility, will be valuable assets as he leads John Deere’s business in these important markets.”