RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.  – Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announces the appointment of Mike Dzurenko as the newest key account manager for the North American turf and ornamentals (T&O) business. In his new role, key account manager for the lawn & landscape division at Bayer, Dzurenko is responsible for developing and building relationships with national accounts in the lawn care and landscape industry.

Dzurenko most recently served as director of strategic parternships at U.S. Lawns in Orlando, Florida, where he managed innovative solutions for business development, strategic selling to national accounts, process improvement and customer service operations. Prior to U.S. Lawns, Dzurenko worked with TruGreen Companies out of Atlanta, Georgia, where he led major account business development for TruGreen Landcare and was responsible for prospecting and developing multiproperty and national account sales for its landscape division nationwide.

“Bayer is a professional organization and a great company from both a product and a relationships perspective,” Dzurenko said. “I’m looking forward to getting out into the field, meeting customers and developing multi-tiered relationships with customers ranging from headquarters to local sales teams.”

Dzurenko has a diverse educational background with professional experience in advanced sales training, professional selling, selling to federal government, relationship selling, Six Sigma, CRM (customer relationship management), sales management leadership as well as interviewing, recruitment and selection. He completed undergraduate courses at Youngstown State University.