Schneid to lead the business unit in delivering innovations that foster healthy environments where people live, work and play
Mark Schneid, Head of Environmental Science North America
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (September 27, 2017) – Environmental Science, a business unit of the Crop Science division of Bayer, today announced that Mark Schneid, former Chief Marketing Officer of the Environmental Science business unit, has been appointed Head of Environmental Science North America. In this new role, Schneid will be responsible for leading the business unit in the United States and Canada with a vision focused squarely on the needs of customers in the markets it serves, including: Turf & Ornamentals, Vegetation Management, Professional Pest Management and Vector Control.
“Mark displays tremendous leadership within our organization, incredible passion for advancing our purpose of Science for a Better Life, and a tireless commitment to serve our people, our customers, and the industries in which we operate,” said Gilles Galliou, Head of Region Americas for Environmental Science. “We could not be more excited for Mark to be taking the helm of our Environmental Science business unit in North America, working to shape the future of our business and the markets we serve.”
In his 15 years at Bayer, Schneid has excelled in several leadership roles, most recently serving as Chief Marketing Officer for the Environmental Science business unit as well as Global Market Manager for the Turf & Ornamentals segment. With 28 years of professional experience, Schneid has held various marketing, sales, and business development roles in consumer and professional businesses. Prior to Bayer, Schneid held positions with Monsanto, Chevron, and Kimberly-Clark. He holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Siena College and a Master of Business Administration from Syracuse University in the fields of marketing and finance.
“Our customers are doing incredible things to protect and care for the environments and the spaces where we live our lives, and we are deeply proud to partner with them every step of the way, bringing the kinds of ideas and innovations that contribute to a better life,” said Schneid, Head of Environmental Science North America. “I am truly honored to take on this new role, and I look forward to leading our business to continue delivering best-in-class, customer-driven innovation and the trusted expertise our customers have come to expect from us.”
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