Environmental Science, a division of Bayer Crop Scienceappointed John Wendorf as U.S. business manager for the Bayer production ornamentals business. In his new role, Wendorf will lead an integrated team to bring the Bayer legacy of innovation and market leadership to growers across the country.

Wendorf has worked within Bayer T&O for nearly three years, focusing most recently on tracking market trends to provide long-term strategic direction for the T&O business. Prior to working with Bayer, Wendorf served as vice president at BFG Supply Co., where he managed the company’s Grower Division, including chemical and fertilizer products throughout the greenhouse business segments. Prior to BFG, he was vice president of sales & marketing for Carlin Sales Corporation and held sales positions with Monsanto and Novartis.

According to Wendorf, when Bayer launches into the ornamentals market in November, growers will have access to a wealth of resources, including a dedicated team focused on ornamentals growers, to help the industry overcome barriers that challenge growers every day.

Wendorf holds a bachelor of science in horticulture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from Texas A&M University.