For Immediate Release

Bayer Welcomes Daniel Santmyer as Pittsburgh Site Director of Operations

 Pittsburgh, September 20, 2011 – Bayer Corporation has appointed Daniel Santmyer Director of Operations of the Bayer Pittsburgh Site in Robinson Township, Pa. Santmyer replaces Tom Dingo, who has elected to retire after 30 years of service at Bayer. 

The Pittsburgh site is home to the headquarters for Bayer in North America, as well as the North American headquarters for Bayer MaterialScience LLC and Bayer Business & Technology Services.

In this role, Santmyer oversees site maintenance, engineering and utilities, site health, environment and safety, and works with executive services and site logistics.

Santmyer has worked at Bayer for 13 years, and he has more than 25 years of management experience in computer operations, production control management, and IT management. Prior to this role, Santmyer was the director of project and request management for Bayer Business and Technology Services.

Santmyer earned his M.B.A. from Robert Morris University, and in 1990, he earned the certification in Production and Inventory Management from The Association for Operations Management (APICS).

 
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