Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture.
With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. Our vision is Health for All, Hunger for None, and our purpose is Science for a better life.
Headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany, the Bayer Group is a global enterprise with companies in 83 countries, including Pakistan.
Bayer in Pakistan
In Pakistan, Bayer operates as a private limited company under the name Bayer Pakistan (Pvt) Limited. The company was incorporated in 1963 and has been a major player in the healthcare and agriculture sectors of the country for the last 58 years.
Bayer in Pakistan is headquartered in the Southern port city of Karachi, the commercial and financial hub of Pakistan and home to a growing urban population of over 16 million people. Our geographical footprint spreads across the country, with production facilities in Lahore and regional offices in almost all major cities.
Our passionate and innovative workforce at Bayer Pakistan consists of almost 700 employees. We remain committed to building a culture of innovation and inclusion where our employees are valued and enabled to do their best, day in and day out.
What we do in Pakistan
Bayer’s operations in Pakistan encompass three divisions – Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health and Crop Science – through which we work to contribute to providing solutions for a better life, be it with healthcare or agriculture.
The Pharmaceuticals division focuses on prescription products, including cardiology/thrombosis, women’s healthcare, pulmonology, oncology, anti-infectives, and ophthalmology. The division also comprises our radiology business.
The Consumer Health division markets both nonprescription/OTC (over-the-counter) and prescription products, mainly in the dermatology, nutritional supplement and digestive health categories.
The Crop Science division offers tailored solutions to address farmers’ needs – high-quality seeds and crop protection products that enable efficient and sustainable agriculture. The division also engages actively in farmer education and is working on bringing in new digital innovations in agriculture to Pakistan.
A glimpse at some of the major milestones of our five decades in Pakistan
1963 - Bayer Pakistan (Pvt.) Ltd. incorporated
1964 - Bayer factory site established at Karachi
1995 - Re-establishment of new manufacturing facilities at Karachi
2002 - Bayer Group acquires business of Aventis Company, renamed Bayer Crop Science (Pvt) Ltd
2006 - Bayer AG acquires Schering AG and Medipharm (Pvt) Ltd comes under the management control of Bayer Pakistan
2013 - 50 years of Bayer in Pakistan
2018 - On June 7, 2018, Bayer becomes the sole owner of Monsanto Company worldwide, giving rise to a leading agriculture company with a high level of innovative strength, a strong product portfolio and the highest ethical standards.
There has never been a more important time for innovation in agriculture. Our world faces enormous challenges including a changing climate, limited natural resources, and a growing population. And we believe agriculture is part of the solution.
On June 7, 2018, Bayer became the sole owner of Monsanto Company worldwide. The acquisition of Monsanto gives rise to a leading agriculture company with a high level of innovative strength, a strong product portfolio and the highest ethical standards.
With this acquisition, we now have a new Crop Science Division that’s stronger and more equipped to handle the world’s agricultural challenges than ever.
We work to benefit not only the farmer, but also consumers and the ecosystem. Through the pillars of innovation, sustainability, and digital transformation we hope to balance the growing needs of humanity and the natural resources of our planet.
Read more about our Crop Science division here