Liam Condon has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG and head of the Crop Science Division, headquartered in Monheim, Germany, since January 1, 2016. He is also responsible for the Animal Health Business Unit.
Condon was born in Dublin, Ireland, on February 27, 1968. He studied international marketing and languages at Dublin City University and at the Technical University of Berlin. As well as English and German, he also speaks Gaelic, French, Japanese and Mandarin (Chinese).
After graduating, Condon joined the former Schering AG and held various sales and marketing positions in the gynecology business in Germany. He then served five years as head of a business unit in Osaka, Japan. On his return to Germany, Condon became Regional Marketing and Medical Director for the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions at Schering in Berlin. In February 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of Schering in China.
Following Bayer’s acquisition of Schering, Condon was named Vice President of Bayer HealthCare China in November 2006. Between 2007 and 2009, he was Managing Director of Bayer HealthCare and General Manager of Bayer Pharma in China. In January 2010, Liam Condon was appointed Managing Director of Bayer HealthCare in Germany and country representative for Bayer Schering Pharma in Germany. In December 2012, he became Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer CropScience AG.
Condon is a member of the Board of Directors of CropLife International, an agricultural industry association.
He is married and has two sons.