For Immediate Release

Bayer Corporation CEO to Keynote American Chemistry Council Responsible Care® Conference & Expo

 Pittsburgh, April 15, 2011 – Greg Babe, president and CEO of Bayer Corporation and Bayer MaterialScience LLC, is delivering the opening keynote address at the 2011 American Chemistry Council (ACC) Responsible Care® Conference & Expo on Monday, April 18.  The conference is held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami, April 17-20.

Babe serves on ACC’s Executive Committee and Board of Directors, and as the executive chair of the ACC’s Responsible Care® Board Committee, in addition to being a member of ACC’s Chemical Management and Board Research Committees.

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About the American Chemistry Council
The ACC represents the companies that make the products that make modern life possible, while working to protect the environment, public health, and the security of our nation. Founded in 1872, the ACC’s support for research and initiatives that serve its communities and customers continues to this day. Member companies have committed to implement a set of goals and guidelines that go above and beyond federal regulation on health, safety, security, and the environment. Learn more here: http://www.americanchemistry.com

About Responsible Care®
Responsible Care® is the chemical industry’s world-class environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S) performance initiative. Learn more here:  http://baycc.biz/hyfR

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