Ivan Smith

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Compliance Officer

Ivan is executive vice president and general counsel, with overall leadership responsibility for the Company’s global Legal function and activities, a position he has held since July 2013.

Previously, Ivan served as assistant general counsel and vice president. In this role, he provided valuable counsel and direction to the Company’s legal efforts for the Global Consumer segment.

Ivan joined ScottsMiracle-Gro in 2003 as associate general counsel and director of litigation and since then has held positions of increasing responsibility. Prior to joining Scotts, he was a litigator with the international law firm Jones Day.

Ivan received a bachelor’s degree from Miami University and received his Juris Doctorate degree from The Ohio State University.

Ivan enjoys the outdoors with his wife, daughter and son and plans to check off a ‘bucket list’ item by doing the rim-to-rim hike the Grand Canyon in the next few years.