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Monsanto names Brett Begemann as President and CCO

9:20 AM, 21st August 2012
Monsanto names Brett Begemann as President and CCO
Brett Begemann, President and Chief Commercial Officer, Monsanto.

ST LOUIS, US: Monsanto Company announced that Brett Begemann has been named as the company’s President and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). In his expanded role as President, Begemann will lead the oversight and operational execution of the company’s near-term expansion and growth in key international markets. Hugh Grant will continue to serve as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Monsanto Company, where he maintains ongoing responsibility for leading the company’s long-term corporate strategy, as well as setting direction and maintaining oversight of its operations.

Begemann formerly served as Monsanto’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer for global business operations. Begemann will continue to lead the global commercial business including overseeing the commercial, manufacturing and supply chain operations in row crops, vegetables and crop protection. “I’m pleased to assume this responsibility and focus on the development and delivery of expanded growth opportunities in our global business - including growth in established markets, growth in new markets, as well as growth through the next wave of agriculture innovations such as Integrated Farming Systems and Ag Biologicals,” said Begemann.

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