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Heike Prinz has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG since September 1, 2023. In her role as Chief Talent Officer, she is responsible for human resources. Prinz also serves as the Bayer AG Labor Director.
Heike Prinz was born in Kirchen (Sieg), Germany, on September 24, 1964. She studied at the Berlin School of Economics and Law, where she earned a master’s degree in business administration.
Prinz joined Schering AG (acquired by Bayer in 2006) in 1986 and held various sales and marketing positions in the area of Women’s Healthcare. In 2009, she became Regional Business Unit Head Asia Pacific for Women’s Healthcare at Bayer (South East Asia) Pte Ltd, Singapore, and in 2011 she was promoted to Country Division Head for Bayer Pharmaceuticals Thailand & Cambodia. In 2013, Prinz became Chief of Staff for the President of Pharmaceuticals at Bayer Pharma AG in Berlin, Germany.
In 2015, she moved to Bayer Yakuhin Ltd., Japan, where she initially served as Head of the Business Unit Cardiovascular & Neurology before being appointed President and Representative Director in 2017.
Prinz then returned to Berlin in October 2021, taking on the role of Head of Commercial Operations EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) at Bayer’s Pharmaceuticals Division.
Heike Prinz holds German citizenship and is married.