Beth Roden

SVP, Head of US and Consumer Health Communications , Bayer U.S. LLC

Beth leads the divisional and corporate Communications teams in supporting the U.S. organization's efforts to accelerate growth through broader transformation efforts while continuing to build Bayer's reputation in the U.S. She also leads communications for Consumer Health, North America.  Beth previously held the position of Senior Vice President and Global Head of Communications for the Crop Science division of Bayer AG, a position she held beginning in 2015. During this time, Beth oversaw the development and implementation of Crop Science internal and external communications strategies for issues management and strategic business initiatives that supported the growth of the business and enhanced the company's reputation in the time leading up to and through the Monsanto acquisition and integration.  

A 25+-year communications veteran whose career spans non-profit, corporate and associations, Beth has led high-performing teams and brought award-winning campaigns from concept to reality.  Beth was named among Ragan's Top PR Women of 2019.   Beth received a bachelor's degree in mass communications and journalism from St. Bonaventure University in Upstate New York.