For Immediate Release

Bayer Honored as a Top Employer by Science Careers

 Pittsburgh, September 16, 2011 – Bayer has been recognized by Science Careers as one of its “Top 20 Employers” for 2011. This is the second time since 2006 the company has appeared on the list.

Science Careers Top 20 Employers list is designed to select the top companies with the best reputations in the industry. The results were based on a web-based survey with over 3,700 responses. Each company was judged based on five driving characteristics: innovative leader in the industry, treats employees with respect, socially responsible, loyal employees, makes changes needs and does important quality research.

This prestigious recognition follows a long line of national and local recognition Bayer has received, including The Scientist’s Best Places to Work in Industry. This ranking list is considered a key indicator for the most innovative research companies worldwide.

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About Science Journal:
The journal Science is one of the most prestigious and widely cited scientific journals in the world. Founded by Thomas Edison in 1880, Science has been publishing breaking news and seminal research for more than 125 years. Science Careers is the careers component of Science that scientists rely on for career information and job postings. Both Science and Science Careers are produced by AAAS, the world’s largest nonprofit membership association for science-related professionals. Science has a qualified weekly print circulation greater than 129,000. When you add in pass-along readership, Science reaches more than 700,000 readers each week.

About Bayer Corporation:
Bayer Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a subsidiary of Bayer AG, an international health care, nutrition and high-tech materials group based in Leverkusen, Germany. Bayer's products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life.  Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development and to its role as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen.  Economy, ecology and social responsibility are corporate policy objectives of equal rank. In North America, Bayer had 2010 net sales of EUR 8,228 million ($10,861 million) and employed 16,400 at year-end. For more information, go to www.bayerus.com.

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