Vice Chairman & Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer – Bayer CropScience Limited

Duraiswami (D) Narain

Duraiswami Narain

Duraiswami Narain is the Senior Bayer Representative, South Asia, since December 1, 2018 and oversees Bayer’s business operations across India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. He successfully steered the India integration of Monsanto India Limited with Bayer CropScience Limited that was completed on September 16, 2019.


His career spans 30+ years in the agriculture industry. He worked with ITC’s Agribusiness unit in its early years of inception in India. In 1998, he joined Monsanto as the Chief Financial Officer for the India Region and went on to hold various global roles across US & Europe. From 2015 to 2018, he worked as Vice President & Treasurer at Monsanto’s global headquarters in St. Louis, USA.


He is a Chartered Accountant and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, USA.