Matthew G. Haney

Matthew G. Haney

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Deere & Company

Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel
John Deere Financial

Matthew G. Haney is Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Deere & Company, and Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel, John Deere Financial, positions he has held since June 2015. He has leadership responsibility for John Deere Financial legal services globally.

Haney joined Deere & Company in 2013. Prior to his current position, he served as Vice President, Legal Services, John Deere Financial.

Prior to joining Deere, Haney had extensive experience in the financial services industry. During his 18-year career with Aviva USA Corporation (f/k/a AmerUs Group Co.), he held positions of increasing responsibility, including division Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer, and corporate Vice President, Corporate Legal and Government & Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining Aviva, Haney practiced law for six years with the Kansas City, Missouri, firm of Lewis, Rice & Fingersh. He received his B.A. in economics from Vanderbilt University, his Juris Doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School, and his MBA from the University of Chicago.

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land—those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich, and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter, and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at