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Regional Head, Asia Pacific
Brian Naber is Head, Region Asia Pacific for the Crop Science Division of Bayer since January 2022, where he is responsible for leading Bayer’s agricultural business to deliver value for customers in the region.
Brian first joined the company in 1998 as a sales representative in the United States. Through the years, Brian has taken on roles that spanned from operational execution to strategy, across different functions and geographies. More recently, he was Cluster Commercial Lead for Northern Europe based out of the Netherlands since November 2018, before assuming the role of Head of Asset Management Insecticides based in Monheim, Germany in June 2020.
Prior to the integration of the two legacy companies in 2018, Brian was Vice President and the US Commercial Operations Lead since 2014, and also took on other roles including Global Marketing & Product Management Lead Vegetables, US Soybean Product Management Lead, and US Corn Product Management Lead.
Brian comes from a family of farmers and is looking forward to driving digital transformation in ag in the region, so as to positively impact the livelihood of millions of famers, especially smallholders, in APAC. Outside of work, Brian is a proud father of two young children and together with his wife, manage a small farm of their own.
Brian graduated with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Saint Louis University, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management from Southwest Minnesota State University. An American by nationality, Brian is currently residing in Singapore with his family.
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