James Hagedorn

Chairman and CEO

www.scotts.com

Jim Hagedorn was named chairman of the Board of Directors in January 2003 and chief executive officer in May 2001. Hagedorn has been a member of the Columbus Partnership since 2004.

Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE: SMG) is the world’s largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products and has helped to grow the more than $8 billion global consumer lawn and garden market by staying connected with the consumer. Through consumer insights and dedication to innovation, Scotts continues to bring the most trusted lawn and garden products to consumers worldwide.