Mick MessmanCEO & President at Douglas Plant Health
In April 2021, Mick was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Douglas Plant Health, bringing twenty-five years of experience in crop protection, seed treatment and biologicals after serving in commercial leadership roles at two leading multi-nationals and emerging agtech companies. Today, Mick is leading Douglas Plant Health to deliver more value to partners and growers through collaborative relationships and access to its trusted biological platform.
Mick has held increasingly senior marketing and commercial leadership roles in agricultural companies over his career. Recently, Mick served as Chief Commercial Officer at Greenlight Bioscience, where he built an agricultural team and worked with partners to prepare for the launch of innovative biocontrol solutions. Previously, Mick built and led DuPont’s seed applied technology and biologicals business, where he led the efforts to create a new portfolio built through internal discovery and collaborations. Mick joined DuPont Pioneer in 2009, holding several commercial roles across the seeds and crop protection businesses, with an emphasis on emerging technologies and building new portfolios and businesses. Prior to DuPont, Mick held global and U.S. commercial roles at Syngenta, where he worked in early-stage businesses and market development.