Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Bayer CropScience Announces Darrin Batisky as Area Sales Manager

Batisky to support distributors and end-users in Kentucky, Southern Indiana and Central and Southern Ohio
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Bayer CropScience
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (July 22, 2014)Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, today announced the appointment of Darrin Batisky as the newest area sales manager for the North American turf and ornamentals (T&O) business. In his new role serving the Kentucky, Southern Indiana and Central and Southern Ohio markets, Batisky is responsible for the growth and maintenance of user relationships and initiating buyer opportunities.

“As Bayer continues to enhance our role as a market leader, it is a privilege to have professionals like Darrin on our sales team,” said Jose Milan, head of Bayer’s T&O business. “We welcome Darrin’s expertise and technical knowledge that will allow us to build key partnerships and elevate our initiatives to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”Darrin Batisky - Area Sales Manager

Batisky has a strong background in golf industry sales, having most recently served as a territory sales manager for a turf equipment manufacturer, where he managed product sales, marketing and customer relations. He also has experience on the other side of the industry, as he served as a golf course superintendent for fifteen years at several highly respected courses in Pennsylvania and New York.

“It is an honor to be joining the Bayer team, and I look forward to leveraging my experience to drive the goals of a company with such an influence on the industry.” Batisky said. “I am eager to bring Bayer solutions to turf managers and superintendents and help them achieve their professional goals.”

Batisky holds a Bachelor of Science in Agronomy with a Turfgrass Management Specialization from Ohio State University. He also served as a turfgrass research assistant while attending school at the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Research Center.

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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer CropScience, the subgroup of Bayer AG responsible for the agricultural business, has annual sales of EUR 8,819 million (2013) and is one of the world’s leading innovative crop science companies in the areas of seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The company offers an outstanding range of products including high value seeds, innovative crop protection solutions based on chemical and biological modes of action as well as an extensive service backup for modern, sustainable agriculture. In the area of non-agricultural applications, Bayer CropScience has a broad portfolio of products and services to control pests from home and garden to forestry applications. The company has a global workforce of 22,400 and is represented in more than 120 countries. This and further news is available at: www.press.bayercropscience.com.

Contact:
Bayer CropScience Media Hotline, 1-877-879-6162, or

Casey Allen
Manager of External Communications
Bayer CropScience LP
Tel: (919) 549-2607
Email: casey.allen@bayer.com

Ciara Ahern
Global Prairie
Tel: (216) 374-1274
Email: ciara.ahern@global-prairie.com

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