Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Bayer Announces Jonathan Jones as Area Sales Manager for Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee

Bayer CropScience LP has named Jonathan Jones Area Sales Manager for its Environmental Science business, servicing the golf and lawn care sales markets in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (June 8, 2011) – Bayer CropScience LP has named Jonathan Jones Area Sales Manager for its Environmental Science business, servicing the golf and lawn care sales markets in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

Previously, Jones served three golf courses in the Georgia market as an assistant golf course superintendent.  Most recently, he was a sales representative for Corbin Turf, helping to launch new turf and ornamental products in the market place. He is an active member of the national and local chapters of the Golf Course Superintendant Association as well as the Georgia Sports Turf Management Association, serving as the vice president.

“Having been in the industry in Georgia for over 18 years, Jonathan knows this market and is very familiar with the challenges superintendents face,” said Dr. Michael Ruizzo, Regional Sales Manager for Bayer.  “He will be able to use this experience to better serve our customers with an understanding of what they face every day on their turf.”

Jonathan Jones, may be reached at Jonathan.Jones@bayer.com, or (404) 543-3363. For more information on professional products from Bayer, visit www.BackedbyBayer.com or contact your local Bayer Field Sales Representative, Bayer authorized distributor or Bayer Customer Service at 1-800-331-2867.

Bayer CropScience is committed to bringing new technology and solutions for agriculture and non-agricultural uses. For questions concerning the availability and use of products, contact a local Bayer CropScience representative, or visit Bayer CropScience online at www.bayercropscience.us.

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About Bayer CropScience
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience, a subgroup of Bayer AG with annual sales of EUR 6.830 billion (2010), is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of crop protection, non-agricultural pest control, seeds and traits. The company offers an outstanding range of products and extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture and for non-agricultural applications. Bayer CropScience has a global workforce of 20,700 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at: www.press.bayercropscience.com.

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For more information, contact:

Courtney Flanagan
Tierney
Tel: (215) 790-4380
Email: cflanagan@tierneyagency.com

Beth Roden
External Communications Lead
Bayer CropScience
Tel: (919) 549-2030
Email: beth.roden@bayer.com

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