John C. May

2020

In 2020, John C. May earned a total compensation of $15.6M as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at John Deere, a 160% increase compared to previous year.

Compensation breakdown

Change in Pension Value and Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Earnings$834,610
Non-Equity Incentive Plan$3,741,252
Option Awards$2,624,979
Salary$1,199,245
Stock Awards$6,878,173
Other$310,125
Total$15,588,384

May received $6.9M in stock awards, accounting for 44% of the total pay in 2020.

May also received $834.6K of change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, $3.7M in non-equity incentive plan, $2.6M in option awards, $1.2M in salary and $310.1K in other compensation.

Rankings

In 2020, John C. May's compensation ranked 48th out of 1,678 executives tracked by ExecPay. In other words, May earned more than 97.1% of executives.

ClassificationRankingPercentile
All
48
out of 1,678
97th
Division
Manufacturing
19
out of 880
98th
Major group
Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment
8
out of 114
93rd
Industry group
Farm And Garden Machinery And Equipment
1
out of 10
90th
Industry
Farm Machinery and Equipment
1
out of 10
90th

Pay ratio

John C. May's Pay$15,588,384
Median Employee's Pay$70,743
Pay Ratio

220

to 1

In 2020, the annual total compensation of John C. May was $15,588,384.

The annual total compensation of the median employee at John Deere was $70,743.

The ratio of John C. May's pay to the pay of median employee was therefore 220 to one.

Source: SEC filing on January 8, 2021.

May's colleagues

We found five more compensation records of executives who worked with John C. May at John Deere in 2020.

2020

James Field

John Deere

Former President, Worldwide Construction & Forestry and Power Systems

2020

Rajesh Kalathur

John Deere

President, John Deere Financial and Chief Information Officer

2020

Mary Jones

John Deere

General Counsel

2020

Cory Reed

John Deere

President, Worldwide Agriculture & Turf Division, Production & Precision Agriculture, Americas and Australia

2020

Ryan Campbell

John Deere

Chief Financial Officer

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