Advisor – In Memoriam, August 16, 1942 – September 24, 2017
Charlie Fischer passed away on Sept. 24, 2017. Charlie was a beloved friend, honored global agriculture leader and valued Board of Advisor member for FLM Harvest. His impact on feeding a hungry planet, nurturing FFA youth and driving agricultural innovation set an example for us all. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Charlie’s family at this difficult time.
Charles Fischer most recently served as chairman of the Dow AgroSciences Members Committee and is the former president and CEO of Dow AgroSciences. Before that, he served as global leader of Agricultural Chemicals and Urban Pests at Dow. He held a leadership role for the Central Indiana Life Sciences Initiative and was a board member of the Biotechnology Industry Organization. Charles was the first person to serve as president of both CropLife International and CropLife America. He was named the 2002 Agribusiness Leader of the Year by the National Agri-Marketing Association and is a past chairman of the National FFA Foundation. Charles brings a unique international perspective and understanding of agricultural input marketing to FLM+ clients. Charles is a graduate of Texas A&M University.