Bayer AG

Company Information from ICIS

Bayer is an agrochemicals, polymers and healthcare company with its activities in four subgroups of largely independent operations:  Bayer HealthCare, Bayer CropScience, Bayer MaterialScience and Bayer Business Services.

Bayer HealthCare focuses on consumer health care businesses to capitalise on growth opportunities, particularly in over-the-counter medicines, self-testing systems and animal health products. Bayer CropScience is a supplier of crop protection, seeds, biotechnology and non-agricultural pest control. Bayer MaterialScience is a major plastics producer and Bayer Business Services is the group's IT-based competence centre providing business, administrative and scientific services.

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Key Personnel

Chief financial officer: Werner Baumann
Member (innovation, technology and environment): Wolfgang Plischke
Member (strategy and HR): Richard Pott
Chairman of the supervisory board: Manfred Schneider
Deputy chairman of the supervisory board: Thomans de Win


Bayer AG
Werk Leverkusen
51368 Leverkusen

Tel: +49 0 214 301
Fax: +49 0 214 308


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