Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Bayer CropScience Announces Norman I. Barclift as General Insect Control Product Manager

Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announces Norman I. Barclift as its General Insect Control (GIC) Product Manager.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (February 1, 2012) – Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announces Norman I. Barclift as its General Insect Control (GIC) Product Manager.

As the GIC Product Manager, Norman is responsible for the conceptualization, planning and implementation of the marketing / brand plans for the spray portfolio, including Suspend PolyZone, Bayer’s newest innovation for Pest Management Professionals (PMPs) in the residential and commercial market segments.

Prior to joining Bayer Environmental Science, Norman served as a Marketing Manager for another large global manufacturer, where he was responsible for developing marketing plans and market strategies.

Norman graduated from Delaware State University with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Business. He continued his education at Virginia Tech, receiving a Master of Science in Agriculture Extension & Education. Norman later received his MBA from Wake Forest University.

“I am thrilled to be joining Bayer Environmental Science and am looking forward to being a part of an organization that is leading the way in defining the new generation of professional pest management,” said Norman.

 Eric Lentz, Head of Marketing for Bayer’s Professional Pest Management business, said, “We are pleased and excited to welcome Norman to our team. His marketing experience and knowledge, combined with his extensive business insight, will be valuable assets to our company as we continue to deliver transformational solutions to pest management professionals.

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For more information, contact:

Jake Yarbrough
Global Prairie
Tel: (817) 920-1834

Beth Roden
External Communications Lead
Bayer CropScience
Tel: (919) 549-2030
Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP

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