President and Chief Operating Officer, Monsanto
Brett Begemann is president and COO of Monsanto Company, overseeing commercial, manufacturing, and supply chain operations in row crops, vegetables, and crop protection. He formerly served as Monsanto’s executive vice president and chief commercial officer. Begemann joined the Monsanto in 1983 as a sales representative in Minnesota. He currently serves on the board of directors at Eastman Chemical, as a board member of the Brazil-US Business Council, a member of the Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Council at the University of Missouri in Columbia, and a member of the Friends Committee at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.