Brett D. Begemann

President and Chief Operating Officer


  • Commercial responsibility for Monsanto’s global business and supply chain

Work History

  • Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
  • Executive Vice President, Seeds & Traits
  • Executive Vice President, Global Commercial
  • Executive Vice President, International Commercial
  • Vice President, Asia Pacific
  • Vice President, U.S. Branded Products

Public Company Board Memberships

  • Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical, member of the Audit Committee, Finance Committee and Health, Safety, Environmental and Security Committee


  • B.S. degree in agricultural economics, University of Missouri-Columbia


  • Board Member of the Brazil-U.S. Business Council
  • Vice Chancellor's Leadership Council at the University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Friends Committee at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
  • International Business Leadership Council of Missouri

Brett grew up on a grain and livestock farm in Missouri, and always intended to be a farmer. He loves college sports of all kinds.