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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

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Agricultural Chemicals
    Full Time Employees:22,500

    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 raw crop seeds, including corn, soybean, cotton, and canola seeds under the DEKALB, Channel, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds, such as tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, lettuce, and others under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands. It also develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds in corn, soybean, cotton, and canola crops under the SmartStax, YieldGard, YieldGard VT Triple, VT Triple PRO, and VT Double PRO brands; and Intacta RR2 PRO, and Bollgard and Bollgard II, as well as Roundup Ready and Roundup Ready 2 Yield, and Genuity brands. This segment also licenses a range of germplasm and trait technologies to large and small 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 markets its products through distributors, independent retailers and dealers, agricultural cooperatives, plant raisers, and agents, as well as directly to farmers. Monsanto Company has a collaborative agreement with Novozymes to discover, develop, and produce microbial solutions. The company was formerly known as Monsanto Ag Company and changed its name to Monsanto Company in March 2000. Monsanto Company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Monsanto Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Nov 1, 2015 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 2.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Hugh Grant , 57
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Chairman of Exec. Committee
    Mr. Brett D. Begemann , 54
    Pres and Chief Operating Officer
    Mr. Pierre C. Courduroux , 50
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
    Dr. Robert T. Fraley Ph.D., 62
    Chief Technology Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. David F. Snively , 61
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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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