Bayer Employee Named Rising Star by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

  Bayer Employee Named Rising Star by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

PR Newswire

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 10, 2013

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare is pleased to
announce that Carla Oliveira has been named a Rising Star by The Healthcare
Businesswomen's Association (HBA). She was honored at the annual HBA Woman of
the Year luncheon in New York City on May 9.

Carla is the Global Brand Leader for Contour^® USB within Bayer's Diabetes
Care Division. The honor is bestowed upon professionals who contribute
significantly to their organizations, exemplify leadership, are role models
for others and exhibit dedication to the healthcare industry.

Carla was honored for her exemplary business leadership and commitment to the
Women's Leadership and Diversity & Inclusion initiatives at Bayer. "Carla's
strong strategic marketing vision and ability to inspire others continue to
strengthen the organization and we are proud she has received the HBA award,"
said Michael Kloss, Global Head, Diabetes Care Commercial Operations.

About Bayer HealthCare
The Bayer Group is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of
healthcare, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer HealthCare, a subgroup
of Bayer AG with annual sales of €18.6 billion (2012), is one of the world's
leading, innovative companies in the healthcare and medical products industry
and is based in Leverkusen, Germany. The company combines the global
activities of the Animal Health, Consumer Care, Medical Care and
Pharmaceuticals divisions. Bayer HealthCare's aim is to discover, develop,
manufacture and market products that will improve human and animal health

Bayer HealthCare has a global workforce of 55,300 employees (Dec 31, 2012) and
is represented in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit

BAYER^® and the Bayer Cross^® are registered trademarks of Bayer.

SOURCE Bayer HealthCare

Contact: Rosemarie Yancosek, Bayer HealthCare, Tel. 1-973-305-5213, E-mail:
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