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Scotts Miracle Gro COO Lukemire named to Georgetown College Board of Trustees

Michael Lukemire, chief operating officer at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Georgetown College.

He is a 1980 Georgetown College graduate where he majored in chemistry and biology.

Lukemire was named chief operating officer at Scotts-Miracle Gro in December 2014. He is responsible for the company’s worldwide portfolio of consumer brands and products.

Michael Lukemire, chief operating officer at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Georgetown College (Photo Provided)

Michael Lukemire, chief operating officer at Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, has been named to the Board of Trustees at Georgetown College (Photo Provided)

He has accountability for overall leadership of all aspects of the Global Consumer business including Marketing, Sales, Research and Development, and Global Supply Chain. He is also responsible to the Company’s Scott LawnService business, as well as leading growth and emerging growth areas.

Lukemire began his ScottsMiracle-Gro career in 1995, and has had several progressive assignments, including director, operations; vice president manufacturing, and senior vice president, Global Supply Chain. He was also executive vice president, global technologies and operations, responsible for Global Supply Chain, Research and Development Business Transformation.

He also served as regional president, responsible for leading the Company’s Business Development, Marketing, and Sales efforts in the southeastern U.S. He eventually led the North American sales function until March 2014, when he was named executive vice president for the entire North American business.

He had 16 years of business unit and operations management experience before joining the ScottsMiracle-Gro, with leadership assignments at Nabisco, Kraft-General Foods and Kroger.

He attended Kraft Executive Management School at Southern Methodist University.

Lukemire is married to the former, Mattie Jo Todd, who also is a Georgetown College graduate. They are the parents of two daughters, Rachel and Courtney.

From Georgetown College Communications

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