John Deere Power Systems (JDPS), Waterloo, Ia. has announced a change to its senior management team. In response to the planned retirement of John Piasecki, director of worldwide
marketing, sales & customer support, David Hoffman, who has been director of customer & product support for John Deere Tractors will replace Piasecki.
Hoffman has held various positions in product engineering, factory marketing, branch operations, sales and customer & product support in the U.S. and Europe, including managing worldwide engine and drivetrain sales.
Piasecki’s career at John Deere spanned more than 20
years. Starting with John Deere’s Construction and Forestry Division, and then transitioning to JDPS, he held positions in marketing, sales, and customer support. While at JDPS, Piasecki led the organization’s OEM engine and drivetrain business among other duties. Prior to working for Deere, Piasecki spent 22 years in the engine-manufacturing industry in commercial and engineering management positions.