Leverkusen, August 21, 2023 – The Supervisory Board of Bayer AG has unanimously appointed Heike Prinz to Bayer’s Board of Management efficient September 1, 2023. She’s going to modified into the corporate’s Chief Skills Officer and Labor Director. This follows the mutual agreement by Board member Sarena Lin and Bayer’s Supervisory Board to no longer lengthen her contract previous January 31, 2024.
Heike Prinz (58), most no longer too prolonged within the past Head of Industrial Operations Europe, Heart East & Africa for Bayer’s Pharmaceutical Division, and a member of the Pharmaceuticals Executive Committee, has a almost about thirty-seven-one year profession with Bayer. Heike Prinz joined Schering AG, which Bayer bought in 2006, in November 1986, and has held roles of accelerating responsibility in Sales, Advertising and marketing and marketing, as Chief of Workers, and in Traditional Management, amongst others.
Heike Prinz holds a grasp’s stage in industry administration from the Berlin College of Economics and Legislation. She has comprehensive ride in leading gargantuan organizations across a pair of layers and in varied cultural contexts. She has a solid observe story of winning product launches, industry turnarounds, riding sustainable grunt and cultural transformation. Heike Prinz is married and to boot to to her native nation, Germany, she has lived and worked in Singapore, Thailand, and Japan. In her new characteristic, she is going to be essentially based entirely mostly in Leverkusen, Germany.
“We are very contented to maintain Heike Prinz join Bayer’s Board of Management. Her breadth and depth of ride, and neatly-known observe story of rising and rising firms thru her management of gargantuan, global groups across the arena, create her an supreme candidate for her new assignment,” said Prof. Dr. Norbert Winkeljohann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bayer AG. “Heike is a characteristic model in of us construction and an accurate champion for diversity, equity and inclusion. She’s going to lift a solid industry focal point to the additional construction of our abilities approach at Bayer and to her characteristic as Labor Director.”
“On the the same time, we would resolve on to sincerely thank Sarena Lin for her dedication, precious input and the winning initiatives undertaken below her management – all of which helped to lay the foundation for Bayer and its of us to unlock the corpulent seemingly of the corporate on this new chapter,” said Winkeljohann. “Within the guts of her tenure, Sarena has formed and superior management capabilities all thru the organization, animated have confidence, loyalty and solid performance from workers at all ranges whereas also championing diversity, equity and inclusion. We would like her the total very easiest for the prolonged mosey.”
Heike Hausfeld, Vice Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and Chairwoman of the Bayer Central Works Council, said: “On behalf of the employee representatives, I’d resolve on to welcome Heike Prinz to the Board of Management and as Labor Director. I’m confident that her prolonged and winning tenure at Bayer, to boot to her ride with the German labor pressure, will again her neatly in her new characteristic. I observe forward to continuing to foster an initiating and trustful dialogue as a part of the ongoing social partnership that we maintain got built over a long time at Bayer. On the the same time, I would possibly per chance resolve on to thank Sarena Lin for the optimistic cooperation and her initiating ear to the worries of the group. I no doubt most traditional the replace with Sarena over the final years and wish her the total easiest for the prolonged mosey.”
Sarena Lin has served as member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG since February 1, 2021. She’s going to plod away the corporate efficient August 31, 2023.
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