Bayer Appoints New Territory Business Development Manager - NSW/ACT (Turf & Ornamentals)

Bayer has announced the appointment of Grant Thomas to the role of Territory Business Development Manager - NSW/ACT (Turf & Ornamentals) with the Environmental Science business unit based in Sydney, New South Wales.

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Grant Thomas from Bayer

Grant comes to Bayer with over 20 years’ experience working in the turf management industry.  He holds a Graduate Diploma Agriculture (Turf Management) from the University of Sydney, and has a blend of experience across practical, technical and commercial roles.  Over the last six years Grant has worked with Nuturf as a Product Manager and Agronomic Services Manager followed by a role in Territory sales.

Grant is excited about joining Bayer’s turf team and working closely with Jyri Kaapro, James Royal, Craig Burleigh and Wayne Ryder.

I am extremely happy to join the Turf and Ornamental team at Bayer and look forward to commencing this new and exciting role, as well as supporting agent representatives and turf managers throughout NSW and the ACT”, said Grant.

James Royal, National Sales & Marketing Manager (Turf & Ornamentals) said “We are very happy to welcome Grant to Bayer and to have a dedicated representative in NSW and the ACT once again. Grant will provide close and personal customer service to our agents and end-users“.

He will report to James Royal, National Sales and Marketing Manager – Turf & Ornamentals and commenced with Bayer on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

Grant‘s email address is and his mobile number is 0419 526 910.




James Royal

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