Bayer Announces New President of Crop Science

Cindy Zimmerman

Liam Condon

After more than 30 years with Bayer, Liam Condon has decided to pursue a new career challenge as of the end of this year.

Bayer announced today that Rodrigo Santos will succeed Condon on the company’s Board of Management and as President of the Crop Science division, effective January 1, 2022. Santos is currently Chief Operating Officer of the Crop Science Division of Bayer and responsible for the global commercial operations of the company’s agriculture business.

Rodrigo Santos

Santos has been Chief Operating Officer of Bayer’s Crop Science division since June 2021. After the acquisition of Monsanto in 2018, he led the Crop Science business in Latin America. A Brazilian national, Santos has spent 23 years with the company in sales, marketing, strategy, and business development roles located in Brazil, the United States and Eastern Europe. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering from Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz – ESALQ/USP and holds a Master of Business Administration from FGV/Ohio University. Santos is married with three children.

“I’d like to sincerely thank Liam for the many years of trustful collaboration we have shared. He has been of great service to Bayer, and we’ll give him an appropriate send-off at the end of the year,” said Werner Baumann, Bayer Chairman of the Board of Management.

Bayer Chairman Werner Baumann re: Condon and Santos (1:17)

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