Chris Hagedorn

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Since taking the helm of the Scotts Miracle-Grow subsidiary in 2014, Chris has been actively involved in Ohio-based Hawthorne’s acquisitions of such leading hydroponics companies as Botanicare, Can-Filters, Gavita Horticulture Lighting, General Hydroponics, Sunlight Supply and Vermicrop. The acquisitions are designed to strengthen Hawthorne’s and Scotts’ positions in the ancillary cannabis space. Chris previously served in marketing roles and as director of indoor gardening at Scotts and also worked at a New York marketing and advertising agency.