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Bayer

Bayer

German multinational pharmaceutical, chemical, and agricultural biotechnology company

Bayer is a publicly traded, multinational company headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany. Founded over 150 years ago, its core competencies presently lie in the life science fields of health care and agriculture.

The company's life science unit has 3 main divisions, pharmaceuticals, consumer health, and crop science. It also has an animal health unit as well as a corporate functions business services unit. In addition, Bayer has a 60% stake in Currenta, a company offering services for the chemical industry including utility supply, waste management, infrastructure, safety, security, analytics, and vocational training.

In terms of sales, Bayer's pharmaceuticals segment is the largest in the company. The focus of this segment is primarily in the therapeutic areas of cardiology, oncology, gynecology, hematology, and ophthalmology. Principal research centers are located in Germany, United States, Finland, and Norway.

The consumer health division focuses on everyday healthcare, where the company has a portfolio of over 170 brands to treat minor illnesses. The products are in areas such as, digestive health, allergies, skin conditions, pain management, nutritional supplements, and common colds.

Bayer's crop sciences division focuses on delivering solutions to farmers

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Dr. Hartmut Klusik

Labor Director, Human Resources, Technology, & Sustainability

Heiko Schipper

President, Consumer Health Division

Kemal Malik

Innovation & Head of Latin America

Liam Condon

President, Crop Science Division & Animal Health Business Unit

Stefan Oelrich

Head of Pharmaceuticals Division

Werner Baumann

Chairman & CEO

Wolfgang Nickl

CFO & Head of Asia Pacific and North America

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