Dr. Nick Hamon to Lead Bayer CropScience Sustainability Initiative

Hamon will focus on building a sustainability platform for the organization leveraging his most recent experience as the lead of sustainability for Bayer Environmental Science

September 2, 2010

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Dr. Nick Hamon was named as head of Sustainability for Bayer CropScience North America, effective Sept. 1. In his role, Hamon will focus on building a sustainability platform for the organization leveraging his most recent experience as the lead of sustainability for Bayer Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP.

In addition to leading the global sustainable development initiative ‘Protecting Tomorrow Today’, he also managed a team of scientists dedicated to providing new products to the Professional and Consumer customers of Bayer Environmental Science.  Nick has more than 25 years experience in the agricultural chemical and environmental science industry, with broad exposure to all parts of the business managing teams, projects, processes and facilities, as well as operated in both the technical and business arenas.

“Bayer CropScience is and has always been committed to developing sustainable solutions by focusing on the three pillars of sustainability: people, planet, and prosperity,” said Bill Buckner, President and CEO of Bayer CropScience LP. “Creating a role focusing solely on sustainability, will allow us to further our work in this area. Nick has the experience and knowledge to lead us in that direction.”

Hamon holds a bachelor's degree in applied zoology and a Ph.D. in insect ecology.

Nick is also an adjunct professor of entomology at North Carolina State University (NCSU) and most recently was recognized by the NCSU College of Agriculture and Life Science (CALS) with the Volunteer of the Year Award, and invited to join the prestigious NCSU CALS chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the honor society for agriculture, as an honorary member.

For more information on Bayer CropScience visit, bayercropscience.com.

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