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Monsanto Company
800 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63167
United States - Map
Phone: 314-694-1000
Website: http://www.monsanto.com

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Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Agricultural Chemicals
Full Time Employees:21,900

Business Summary 

Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. The Seeds and Genomics segment produces row crop seeds, including corn, soybean, cotton, and canola seeds principally under the DEKALB, Channel, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds consisting of tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, pumpkin, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, and lettuce seeds under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands. This segment also develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds in corn, cotton, and soybean crops under the SmartStax, YieldGard, YieldGard VT Triple, VT Triple PRO, and VT Double PRO, as well as Intacta RR2 PRO, Bollgard and Bollgard II, Roundup Ready and Roundup Ready 2 Yield, and Genuity brands; and licenses a range of germplasm and trait technologies to seed companies. The Agricultural Productivity segment manufactures and sells herbicides for agricultural, industrial, ornamental, turf, and residential lawn and garden applications for weed control, as well as for control of preemergent annual grass and small seeded broadleaf weeds in corn and other crops under the Roundup and Harness brands. The company sells its products through distributors, independent retailers and dealers, agricultural co-operatives, plant raisers, and agents, as well as directly to farmers. It has operations primarily in the United States, Europe, Africa, Brazil, the Asia-Pacific, Argentina, Canada, and Mexico. Monsanto Company has a strategic alliance with Novozymes A/S to discover, develop, and sell microbial solutions for farmers. The company was formerly known as Monsanto Ag Company and changed its name to Monsanto Company in March 2000. Monsanto Company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Corporate Governance 
Monsanto Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Aug 1, 2014 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 1.
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Key Executives 
 PayExercised
Mr. Hugh Grant , 56
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Chairman of Exec. Committee
6.07M15.28M
Mr. Brett D. Begemann , 53
Pres and Chief Operating Officer
1.95M4.88M
Mr. Pierre C. Courduroux , 49
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
1.51M503.00K
Dr. Robert T. Fraley Ph.D., 61
Chief Technology Officer and Exec. VP
1.81M7.06M
Mr. Kerry J. Preete , 54
Exec. VP of Global Strategy
1.26M435.00K
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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