Employees of Crop Science

The Best and Brightest

 

Everything we do begins with our people. As an employer and partner of choice, we are committed to attracting the best and brightest, unleashing our full potential, promoting inspirational leadership and fostering an inclusive, collaborative and agile environment. We aim to build a winning culture based on strong shared values that serve our mission to shape agriculture for the better.

Hear firsthand from our employees why they believe we are positioned to shape agriculture through breakthrough innovation for the benefit of farmers, consumers and our planet.

Meet Our Leadership Team

The Crop Science division of Bayer is driven by leadership who is committed to advancing agriculture for the betterment of farmers, consumers and the world. To learn more about the Crop Science Executive Leadership Team members, click on their names below.

Liam Condon

Liam Condon
Member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and President of the Crop Science Division
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Brett Begemann

Brett Begemann
Chief Operating Officer, Crop Science
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Dr. Robert Reiter

Dr. Bob Reiter
Head of Research and Development, Crop Science
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Dr. Dirk Backhaus

Dr. Dirk Backhaus
Head of Product Supply, Crop Science
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Frank Terhorst

Frank Terhorst
Head of Crop Strategy & Portfolio Management, Crop Science
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Jesus Madrazo

Jesus Madrazo
Head of Agricultural Affairs & Sustainability, Crop Science
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Michael Schulz

Michael Schulz
Chief Financial Officer and Head of Finance, Crop Science
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Dr. Michael Stern

Dr. Michael Stern
Head of Climate Corporation and Digital Farming, Crop Science
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Martin Dawkins

Martin Dawkins
Head of Post-Merger Integration, Crop Science
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Gabriele Oehlschlaeger

Gabriele Oehlschlaeger
Human Resources Business Partner, Crop Science
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Dr. Lars Benecke

Dr. Lars Benecke
Head of Law, Patents and Compliance, Crop Science
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James Swanson

James Swanson
Chief Information Officer and Head of Digital Transformation, Crop Science
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Passion to Innovate: Power to Change

Our guiding principle is a long-standing commitment to delivering secure and attractive workplaces. The acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer is a great opportunity for employees, who will be at the forefront of innovation in the agriculture sector.

Our combined company is uniquely positioned to answer the needs of farmers and, in turn, to create opportunities for all employees who want to contribute to our bigger purpose: Science for a better life.

Our LIFE values, Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, Efficiency, are the anchor values by which all of us at Bayer, no matter what division or business, pursue Bayer’s mission of Science for a Better Life.