Bayer Business Services is the global competence center for IT and Business Services of the Bayer Group. The services are aligned entirely to Bayer’s business processes and focus the core areas of IT Infrastructure and Applications, Procurement and Trade Services, Personnel Services, Finance and Accounting as well as Management Consulting. Stages of value creation range from the development and implementation of system solutions to business process outsourcing, the handling of complete business processes for the Group, as well as management consulting. In fiscal 2013 Bayer Business Services employed a worldwide workforce of 4,944 people and achieved sales of EUR 991 million. Bayer Business Services is headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany. Further international sites are located in Barcelona, Berlin, Gdansk, Hong Kong, Manila, Mumbai, Pittsburgh, São Paulo, Shanghai and Singapore.