Our Company

We Help Improve Lives Each Day in Hundreds of Ways

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech polymer materials. As an innovation company, it sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer’s products and services are designed to benefit people and improve the quality of life. At the same time, the Group aims to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power.

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Organization

Bayer AG defines common values, goals and strategies for the entire Group. The three subgroups and three service companies operate independently, led by the management holding company.

Business operations are the responsibility of the subgroups:

  • Bayer HealthCare is among the world’s foremost innovators in the field of pharmaceutical and medical products.
  • Bayer CropScience, with its highly effective products, pioneering innovations and keen customer focus, holds global leadership positions in crop protection and non-agricultural pest control.
  • Bayer MaterialScience is a renowned supplier of high-tech polymer materials such as polycarbonates and polyurethanes, and innovative system solutions for a wide range of everyday uses.

Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development and acts as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen. In fiscal year 2013, Bayer employed 113,200 people and had sales of €40.2 billion. Capital expenditures amounted to €2.2 billion, R&D expenses to €3.2 billion.

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