Bayer makes appointments to leadership positions

By |  September 10, 2019 0 Comments

The Environmental Science business of Bayer, within the company’s Crop Science division, made appointments for several leadership positions.

These changes will enhance focus on finding innovative solutions for the evolving needs of customers, the company said. Bayer has made the following changes in project and product development management in the Environmental Science (ES) Field Solutions Organization in North America:

  • Axel Elling, T&O product development team lead, ES Field Solutions Organization, North America
  • Jake Doskocil, global project lead, Pest Management and Rodent Control
  • Nonggang Bao, head of the ES Field Solutions Development and Experience Center
  • Xulin Chen, T&O Field Solutions Team, product development manager
Photo: Bayer

Photo: Bayer

“We are thrilled to welcome this change among top innovators within our organization,” said Richard Rees, Ph.D., head of ES Field Solutions in North America. “At Bayer, we’re dedicated to keeping strong leadership in customer-facing roles to provide the innovation and support our professional customers need.”

Axel Elling Ph.D., will lead the Turf and Ornamental product development team responsible for disease, nematode, insect, weed and turf stress management. Elling will remain responsible for disease and nematode management solutions and will lead a team including: Bruce Spesard, focused on weed management; Chen, focused on insect management; and Chenxi Zhang, focused on stress management. 

Jake Doskocil, Ph.D., most recently served as product development manager for insecticides and led the Clayton Development and Education Center for Environmental Science. 

Nonggang Bao, Ph.D., head of the ES Field Solutions Development and Experience Center in Clayton, N.C., and biology team manager, will also be responsible for leading projects within the ES Global Specialty Actives team.

Xulin Chen, Ph.D., joining the T&O Field Solutions team as product development manager for Environmental Science, brings more than eight years of broad entomology expertise to the team. 



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