Barry was named executive vice president of the North America Consumer business in September 2007. This business markets and sells the Company’s leading consumer lawn and garden brands Scotts®, Miracle-Gro®, Ortho® and Roundup®,. Barry also is responsible for the Company’s Scotts LawnService business and the Smith & Hawken retail and wholesale business.
Prior to this position, Barry was executive vice president of Global Technologies & Operations, which included worldwide supply chain, research and development and information technology.
Barry joined ScottsMiracle-Gro in 2001 as senior vice president in charge of Global Business Improvement. He later held leadership positions in Sales and Supply Chain for the North America consumer and professional businesses and was head of the Smith & Hawken retail business.
Prior to ScottsMiracle-Gro, Barry was with the former Ernst & Young consulting organization for 10 years, specializing in operations management.
He has a bachelor’s degree in business from Bowling Green University (Ohio) and an MBA from the University of Dayton (Ohio).