Manolis Panagiotopoulos is an agronomist. He began working in Bayer in 2004 as a Sales Representative in Western Greece. In 2009, he continued in Marketing taking the responsibility of various positions including Product/Crop Management and development of collaborations in the framework of Bayer’s Food Chain Partnership. During this period, he acquired experience in the agri-food sector, having the opportunity to collaborate with growers, food processors, packing houses and other stakeholders in food value chain, contributing mainly in aspects of produce quality and sustainability. In 2014, he took over the position of Marketing Manager, supporting strategies to provide modern integrated crop solutions for the Greek grower. Since June 2019, he became Country Commercial Lead for Greece and Cyprus, in the Crop Science Division of Bayer Hellas.

Manolis Panagiotopoulos is a graduate from the Department of Agricultural Biotechnology at the Agricultural University of Athens and holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Hellenic Open University. He is also member of the Managing Board of the Hellenic Crop Protection Association (HCPA) and vice-president of the Managing Board of the Crop Protection Packaging Recycling Company (CYCLOS SA)