The Fellow Award is the highest honor Deere bestows on an individual employee. Now in its fifth year, the Fellows program has recognized 34 employees for their distinguished work and service, including six retirees. The award features two levels of distinction: Fellow and Senior Fellow. Currently, there are two active Senior Fellows and 26 active Fellows.
Dr. Noel Anderson, senior staff engineer for Advanced Technology is the winner of the 2019 Strategic Intellectual Property Fellow.
Carol Lewis, director, global director for Total Rewards is the winner of the 2019 Human Resource Fellow.
Dr. Adrian Rantilla, director, Enterprise Market Research is the winner of the 2019 Market Research Fellow.
August Altherr, director, European Technology Innovation Center is the winner of the 2019 Innovation Delivery Fellow.
Dr. Long Wu of John Deere Electronic Solutions is the winner of the 2018 Power Electronics Engineering Fellow.
Dr. Julian Sanchez, director, European Technology Innovation Center is the winner of the 2018 Technology Innovation Fellow.
Jørgen Audenaert of John Deere’s Product Line Marketing team for Region 2 is the winner of the 2018 Precision Farming Fellow.
Dr. Fred Nelson of John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG), Urbandale, is the winner of the 2018 Precision Ag Systems Fellow.
Dennis Bowman of John Deere’s Product Engineering Center, Waterloo, Iowa is the winner of the 2018 Tractor Engineering Fellow.