Phil was named senior vice president of International Consumer and Scotts Professional businesses in September 2017. He is responsible for the execution and leadership of the remaining International Consumer business in Canada, China and Latin America as well as the Scotts Professional business unit that includes growing media, Roundup IT&O, fertilizers and ProVista turf.
Previously he held the position of Senior Vice President of International Consumer, which was sold in September 2017.
Phil began his career with ScottsMiracle-Gro in 2007 as VP of Global Consumer Roundup, following that with a stint as president for the West Region then ran North America Sales. Prior to joining the Company, Phil spent the previous 12 years with Monsanto, working in a number of positions of increasing responsibility, including managing the U.K. & ROI business and International R&D and also heading up the post patent glyphosate consumer strategy at the World HQ in St. Louis, Mo.
He studied business and finance at Sunderland University in the U.K.
Phil spends his free time with his wife and two children and is especially busy with his youngest son’s soccer team and his eldest son’s rowing squad, which take them both across the U.S.