Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Bayer Welcomes Peter Jardine as Market Segment Manager

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, is pleased to announce that Peter Jardine has been hired as Market Segment Manager for the Pest Control segment of the Professional and Consumer businesses.

Research Triangle Park, N.C. – July 27, 2011 – Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience, is pleased to announce that Peter Jardine has been hired as Market Segment Manager for the Pest Control segment of the Professional and Consumer businesses.

“Peter will be an instrumental contributor to our product strategy and business development across both the professional and consumer sides of our pest control business,” says Mark Schneid, Director of Strategic Marketing at Bayer CropScience. “We are thrilled to have Peter on our team as we continue to leverage the science and innovation that Bayer brings to the marketplace and position our brands for long term growth.”

Peter has an extensive background in product strategy and development, working in a variety of industries, including automotive, healthcare, and consumer packaged goods. He began his career in advertising, working at agencies including BBDO Atlanta, where he served as a team member on the Bayer Advanced account. Peter also has a rich background in pest control, having worked as the Director of Strategy and Innovation for Orkin in Atlanta, Ga. Most recently, Peter worked as Vice President of Marketing for Highwoods Properties, a real estate investment trust headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., that is one of the largest owners and operators of suburban office properties in the Southeast.

Peter received a bachelor of arts in English from Bucknell University.

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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:

Eleni Simmoneau
Tierney
Tel: (215) 790-4372
Email: esimmoneau@tierneyagency.com

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

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