Notice of the Meeting & Agenda

Werner Wenning

Werner Wenning

Werner Wenning

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG

October 21, 1946

born in Leverkusen

1966 – 1968

Commercial Trainee at Bayer AG

1968 – 1969

Trainee Program in Finance and Accounting of Bayer AG

1969 – 1970

Employment in the Corporate Auditing Department of Bayer AG

1970 – 1975

Establishment and management of the Finance Department of Bayer Industrial S.A. in Lima, Peru

1975 – 1978

Employment in the Corporate Auditing Department of Bayer AG

1978 – 1983

Managing Director of Bayer Industrial S.A. in Lima, Peru

1983 – 1986

Head of the Staff Department of the Health Care Sector of Bayer AG

1986 – 1987

Head of Marketing for Thermoplastics of Bayer AG

1987 – 1991

Head of Global Marketing of the Plastics Business Group of Bayer AG

1991 – 1992

Assignment at the Treuhandanstalt privatization agency, Berlin

1992 – 1996

Managing Director of Bayer Hispania Industrial S.A. and Senior Bayer Representative for Spain

1996 – 1997

Head of Corporate Planning and Controlling of Bayer AG

1997 – 2002

Member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG (Chief Financial Officer)

2002 – 2010

Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer AG

Since 2012

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG

Membership of statutory supervisory boards:

  • Bayer AG (Chairman, since 2012)
  • Henkel Management AG (since 2013)
  • Siemens AG (Vice Chairman, since 2013)


Membership of comparable control bodies of corporations in Germany or abroad:

  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA (Member of the Shareholders’ Committee, since 2008)