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Deere Taps Murphy as Global Director, Sugar Product Line

Timothy J. Murphy.

Timothy J. Murphy.

Timothy J. Murphy was appointed global director, Sugar Product Line effective Jan. 16. In this position Murphy will lead the efforts to drive growth in shareholder value added (SVA) within the sugar cane harvesting business globally. He also will continue collaboration with the Worldwide Construction & Forestry (C&F) Division to manage important supply relationships in landscape loaders and scrapers.

Murphy joined Deere & Company in 1996 as a senior financial analyst in the treasury department. Throughout his career he has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in the construction and forestry division, as well as in business development and the treasury department at Deere & Company. Murphy has held the positions of vice president and chief financial officer of Nortrax Inc., director, finance and accounting-South America, and director, strategic planning and business development of the agricultural division. Most recently, Murphy has been president and CEO of Nortrax for C&F.

Murphy is replacing Craig Fawcett who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities with his family business.