True blue Bayer man
26.02.2015 - When Olivier Brandicourt leaves Bayer Health Care at the end of March, Werner Baumann will take over as the company’s Chairman of the Board of Management.
Baumann has been working for Bayer since he joined the company in 1988. He held leading positions since 2002 and was actively involved in the Schering AG integration into Bayer after its acquisition in 2006.
Baumann will remain a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG, of which he has been a member since 2010. He will also continue on as Chief Strategy and Portfolio Officer responsible for Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions as well as the Europe region. Before taking over this responsibility, Baumann served as Bayer AG’s Chief Financial Officer.
Brandicourt, meanwhile, will take over as Sanofi’s new CEO.http://www.european-biotechnology-news.com/people/bio-people/2015/werner-baumann.html