Board of Management

Werner Baumann, Chairman (Foto)

Werner Baumann

Chairman

Werner Baumann studied economics in Aachen and Cologne, joining Bayer AG in 1988. After holding positions of increasing responsibility in Spain and the United States, he became a member of the Board of Management of Bayer HealthCare. He was appointed to the Bayer Board of Management in 2010, first as Chief Financial Officer and then as Chief Strategy and Portfolio Officer. Baumann has been Chairman of the Bayer Board of Management since May 2016.

Wolfgang Nickl, Finance (Foto)

Wolfgang Nickl

Finance

Wolfgang Nickl studied business administration in Stuttgart and Los Angeles. Following numerous roles in Europe and the United States at Western Digital Corporation, Nickl was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2010. In 2013, he joined Netherlands-based ASML N.V. as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Nickl has been a member of the Bayer Board of Management since April 2018.

Dr. Hartmut Klusik, Human Resources, Technology, Sustainability (Foto)

Dr. Hartmut Klusik1

Human Resources · Technology Sustainability

Hartmut Klusik studied chemistry in Marburg. After gaining a Ph.D., he began his professional career at Wolff Walsrode in 1984. He transferred to crop protection production at Bayer in Brazil in 1990. Following assignments in the United States and Australia and after holding positions of increasing responsibility at Bayer CropScience, he was appointed to the Board of Management of Bayer HealthCare, with responsibility for Product Supply. He was appointed to the Bayer Board of Management in January 2016.
1 Labor Director

Kemal Malik, Innovation (Foto)

Kemal Malik

Innovation

Kemal Malik studied medicine and worked in a London hospital. After holding different positions of increasing responsibility at Bristol-Myers Squibb, he joined Bayer in 1995. In 2007, Malik became a member of the Executive Committee, head of Global Development and Chief Medical Officer of Bayer HealthCare. He was appointed to the Bayer Board of Management in February 2014.

Stefan Oelrich, Pharmaceuticals (Foto)

Stefan Oelrich

Pharmaceuticals

Stefan Oelrich joined Bayer as a commercial trainee. After qualifying as a commercial assistant, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in Bayer’s HealthCare business. In 2011, Oelrich joined Sanofi, where he held numerous roles before being appointed Executive Vice President Diabetes & Cardiovascular in the company’s Executive Committee. Oelrich has served as a member of the Bayer Board of Management and head of the Pharmaceuticals Division since November 2018.

Heiko Schipper, Consumer Health (Foto)

Heiko Schipper

Consumer Health

After completing his studies in business economics in Rotterdam, Heiko Schipper acquired experience at Heineken before joining Nestlé in 1996, where he held various sales and marketing roles in Bangladesh, Indonesia and Switzerland. Schipper took on general management roles with increasing responsibility in the Philippines and Greater China. He was later appointed CEO of Nestlé Nutrition and a member of the Nestlé Group Executive Board. Schipper has been a member of the Bayer Board of Management since March 2018.

Liam Condon, Crop Science (Foto)

Liam Condon

Crop Science

Liam Condon studied international marketing in Dublin and Berlin. He held various positions of increasing responsibility with the former Schering AG, Berlin, Germany, and with Bayer HealthCare in Europe and Asia, including Managing Director of Bayer HealthCare China and head of Bayer HealthCare in Germany. Condon became Chief Executive Officer of Bayer CropScience in 2012. He was appointed to the Bayer Board of Management and head of the Crop Science Division in January 2016.

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