40 Under 40, Class of 2015

Mark Schermer


Dümmen Orange, De Lier, Netherlands

Job Title

Manager Corporate Communications


Built a strong and successful North American marketing organization for a major breeding company. Instrumental in the rebranding of DNA Green Group and all of its entities toward one corporate brand name that debuted earlier this year.


Football … and American Football: Mark played soccer at the highest amateur level in the Netherlands for several years and is now a big fan of American football especially the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Fun Facts

The Top of Mark’s Menu: “Hands down, the Surfer’s Point sushi roll at Sushi House in Ventura, California. An incredible priceless roll that tickles the tonsils!”

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