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Brett Begemann serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and as Chief Operating Officer for the Crop Science division of Bayer. Based in St. Louis, Mo., he oversees commercial excellence across all areas of the Crop Science business, ensuring Bayer is equipped to deliver best-in-class value and service to customers worldwide.
Before joining Bayer, Begemann most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Monsanto Company, where he led global efforts to connect farmers with solutions for growing better harvests. This included increasing manufacturing and supply chain efficiency and driving forward growth opportunities in both existing and new markets. During his 35-year tenure with Monsanto, Begemann held several leadership roles within the company, including Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri.
A resident of the St. Louis metro area, Begemann is actively involved in several local and global agribusiness organizations. He continues to own and operate farmland in his home state.
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