Partners for Advancing Agriculture ®

Ken Rinkenberger

Fall 2016

Ken has been engaged in over 300 projects as a consultant for The Context Network over the past 12 years, after nearly 40 years of senior business management experience for four multi-national companies serving the global seed and crop protection markets.  Ken’s experience ranges from product and business P&L responsibility to market assessment and business model development to facilitation of competitive war games and strategic exercises to M&A support. 

Some of his key industry roles at Monsanto included VP of Global Corn Strategy, President of Corn States/Holden’s (licensing division), and COO of American Seeds, Inc.  Prior to Monsanto, Ken was VP Marketing for DEKALB and was the Corn Herbicide Business Lead for Sandoz Agro, among many other product/marketing/commercial leadership roles.