Lisa Massa

Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources U.S.


Lisa Massa is Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources U.S. for Bayer.  Lisa has responsibility for developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction for the Bayer U.S. business across all three divisions and enabling functions. 
Prior to joining Bayer through acquisition, Lisa worked at Monsanto for 12 years where she partnered closely with business leaders around the world to ensure the organization had a diverse, skilled workforce in place to serve customers to increase productivity and overall sustainability.  Her final role at Monsanto was as the Vice President, Global Total Rewards.


In addition to life sciences, Lisa has held progressive leadership positions in aerospace, automotive and building systems industries and has worked in the not-for-profit world.  


Lisa graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University with a degree in psychology and has a Master’s degree in human resource management and labor relations from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.


Lisa is an active leader in the St. Louis community where she currently serves on the Board of Directors for Youth in Need and is a Board advisor for the Greater Missouri Leadership Foundation.