Bayer in Switzerland

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Bayer has been operating in Switzerland since 1954 and is an important employer. We have three national subsidiaries – Bayer (Schweiz) AG, Bayer Consumer Care AG and Bayer Crop Science Schweiz AG – and a total of three locations. The locations operate on both the local and international markets. In addition to the Swiss business, there are various international Bayer functions in Switzerland.


Basel is home to the international headquarters of the Consumer Health division, the EMEA headquarters of the Crop Science division, the international pharmaceutical hub for oncology, ophthalmology and hematology as well as the marketing and sales operations of the Crop Science division for the Swiss agricultural business.


In Muttenz, Bayer manufactures intermediates for fungicides that are sold worldwide.


The Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health divisions serve the domestic market from Zurich, where functions such as Marketing and Sales, Clinical Research, Medical Affairs and Regulatory Affairs are based.


Watch the video to discover why some 1,600 employees from more than 60 nations enjoy working at Bayer in Switzerland.