Patricia Verduin, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Colgate-Palmolive has been appointed to the board at sustainable agrochemical company Monsanto.
“On behalf of Monsanto, I am pleased to welcome Dr Verduin as an independent Director to our board,” said Hugh Grant, Monsanto’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. “Her impressive experience leading research at top companies and organizations will enable her to provide valuable insight to our board on a variety of matters, including how we continue to deliver a broad range of innovative solutions to help nourish our growing world.”
Verduin’s appointment is effective immediately and she will stand for election to the board at the company’s 2016 AGM. She will serve on the Science and Technology Committee and Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Committee.