Daniel R. Kittle

dan_kittleDan Kittle is Global Leader, Dow AgroSciences Research and Development. He was named to this position in August 2000. Kittle joined Eli Lilly and Company in 1981 as a Plant Science Representative for the field research station in Mansfield, Illinois. During the next 10 years, he held several positions across the R&D function within Lilly. With the formation of DowElanco in 1989, Kittle became Global Manager of Weed Management Discovery Research. Through the end of 1999, he was the Global R&D Leader for the Weed Management Global Business Unit.

Kittle currently serves on the Purdue University Dean’s Advisory Board. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Illinois in Champaign and a Master of Science degree and doctorate degree in plant pathology from the University of Illinois. Kittle did post-doctorate work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Consortium of Integrated Pest Management.