Ben Kampelman

Head of North America Communications

Ben KampelmanBen leads the internal and external corporate communications team for the Crop Science division in North America, which includes efforts and initiatives focused on corporate reputation, media relations, employee communications, executive voice and digital communications. 


Ben was previously Director, Strategic Communications for North America Crop Science, and joined the Communications Team from the global Investor Relations team, where he was responsible for investor communication and presentations, including sell-side conference participation, special investor events, quarterly earnings reporting and issues management with a focus on Crop Science. 


Ben has more than 20 years of experience in communications, operations and marketing at Bayer and legacy Monsanto.  


He joined the company as a Communications Associate and has served a variety of roles with increasing responsibilities across communications, operations and marketing. He led internal communications for the U.S. sales division; led coordination of the Technology organization’s communication; and served as a marketing manager where he developed the brand messaging plan, customer trial experiences and training for one of the company’s key herbicide tolerance platforms.


He holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and lives in the St. Louis area with his wife and two children.