Commercial responsibility for Monsanto’s global business and supply chain
Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Executive Vice President, Seeds & Traits
Executive Vice President, Global Commercial
Executive Vice President, International Commercial
Vice President, Asia Pacific
Vice President, U.S. Branded Products
Public Company Board Memberships
Board of Directors of Eastman Chemical, member of the Audit Committee, Finance Committee and Health, Safety, Environmental and Security Committee
B.S. degree in agricultural economics, University of Missouri-Columbia
Board Member of the Brazil-U.S. Business Council
Vice Chancellor's Leadership Council at the University of Missouri-Columbia
Friends Committee at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
International Business Leadership Council of Missouri
Brett grew up on a grain and livestock farm in Missouri, and always intended to be a farmer. He loves college sports of all kinds.
Mr. Dennis J. Hickey has been the Chief Financial Officer of Colgate-Palmolive Co. since January 1, 2011. Mr. Hickey served as Corporate Controller and Vice President of Colgate-Palmolive Co. since 1998. He served as Chief Accounting Officer at Colgate-Palmolive Co. He joined Colgate in 1977. He held key financial positions at Colgate’s European and North American business units, the Corporate Audit unit and a variety of business strategy leadership assignments.
Carla Serrano is the Chief Executive Officer at Publicis New York. Prior to being named CEO, Carla served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Publicis New York. In her current role, she draws on her background in strategy and leadership to incorporate strategic thinking in all aspects of agency operations.
Carla started her advertising career at Chiat/Day Toronto at a time when account planning was an emerging discipline in North America. She cut her teeth in the business working on iconic brands like Apple and Nissan. Throughout her career, Carla has worked in strategically led creative networks for global brands like Coca-Cola, Samsung, Absolut, and Kraft. She has held many leadership roles that meld strategic leadership with business management, from President of Berlin Cameron United, CSO of TBWA/Chiat/Day, to CEO of Naked Communications.
Passionate about integrated and seamless strategic innovation, Carla is committed to helping clients and brands thrive in this ever-changing marketing landscape.