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Rodrigo Santos has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG since January 1, 2022 and is Head of the Crop Science Division. He is also responsible for the Latin America and Africa regions on the Group Board of Management.
Santos was born on May 28, 1973, in Brazil. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz - ESALQ/USP and a Master of Business Administration from FGV/Ohio University.
Santos has more than 25 years of experience working in the crop science business: he started as sales representative in 1995, joined Monsanto in 1999 and recently served as Chief Operating Officer at Bayer’s Crop Science Division. During those years he held different positions in sales, marketing, market development and strategy, leading organizations in Brazil, Latin America, Europe and in US.
He represents Bayer at CropLife International, the World Economic Forum and the Imagine.one industry network. In addition, he is a member of the Greater St Louis Inc.
Rodrigo Santos is married and has three children.