Kerry J. Preete

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer


  • Leads global strategy for Monsanto, focusing on future growth opportunities for the company
  • Leads developing businesses for Monsanto, as well as the established Lawn & Garden business

Work History

  • Senior Vice President, Global Strategy
  • Vice President, Crop Protection
  • Vice President of International Commercial
  • President of Seminis, Monsanto’s Vegetable Seed Division
  • Vice President of U.S. Crop Production
  • Vice President of the U.S. Branded Business and Global Product Strategy Lead
  • Sales Representative

Public Company Board Memberships

  • Board of Directors of PolyOne Corporation, member of the Compensation Committee and the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee


  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan
  • Master of Business Administration from Washington University

Kerry has always been involved in agriculture through his family’s farm in Saskatchewan and throughout his professional career. He is also actively involved in the community with coaching kids’ sports.