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August 29, 2015 10:05 PM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Bayer CropScience AG

Company Overview

Bayer CropScience AG operates as a crop science company in the areas of seeds, crop protection, and non-agricultural pest control. It offers crop solutions, as well as seeds and traits in the areas of cotton, citrus, fruit and vegetables, corn/maize, oilseeds, rice, soy, grape, wheat, sugar beets, rice, and sugar cane; chemical and biological crop protection solutions, including fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and seed growth solutions; and services for sustainable agriculture. The company provides information and related videos on crops, such as areas under cultivation and production volumes and their natural enemies; and pests, diseases, and weeds. The company serves customers in Eur...

Alfred-Nobel-Strasse 50

Monheim am Rhein,  40789

Germany

Founded in 1999

Phone:

49 2173 38 0

Fax:

49 2173 38 3034

Key Executives for Bayer CropScience AG

Chairman of Management Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer and Member of The Board of Management
Age: 50
Chief Executive officer of the North American Region, President of the North American Region and Head of Crop Protection for the North American Region
Chairman of the Management Board - Bayer AG
Age: 69
Chief Executive Officer of Bayer Ag
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bayer CropScience AG Key Developments

Environmental Protection Agency and 16 Companies Reach $14.3 Million Deal to Clean Chemical Site in Hagerstown, Maryland

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and 16 companies reached a $14.3 million settlement to clean a chemical site in Hagerstown, Maryland. In addition, the companies will reimburse the EPA $945,000 for past costs and reimburse the regulator for future ones connected to its oversight of the cleanup. The settlement needs court approval. Under the settlement, the companies agreed to stabilize and cap waste and contaminated soils at the Central Chemical superfund site. The 16 companies include: Arkema, Bayer Cropscience, FMC, Honeywell International, Lebanon Seaboard, Montrose Chemical Corp. of California, Occidental Chemical, Olin, Rohm and Haas, Rhone-Poulenc, Shell Oil, Syngenta Crop Protection, The Chemours Co FC, Union Carbide, Wilmington Securities, 21st Century Fox America.

Bayer CropScience Opens SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center in Shakopee, Minnesota

Bayer CropScience celebrated its continued commitment to lead the agriculture industry with the grand opening of its SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center, a $12 million, 135,000-square-foot facility situated on 11 acres of land in Shakopee. This center, focusing on the equipment design and manufacturing business promotes advanced research and development on seed treatment products, seed coatings, equipment and services to provide holistic agricultural solutions to customers around the world. The SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center will enable Bayer CropScience to deliver integrated crop solutions more rapidly by intensifying the research links between equipment, coatings and seed treatment products, strengthening the SeedGrowth division's innovative power. Products originating from the SeedGrowth Equipment Innovation Center will be used to apply seed treatments and ensure application rates are in compliance with all government regulatory requirements. The ability to perform research at an improved rate will give growers new tools to manage the diverse demands of the food chain while maximizing the yield and quality of their crops.

Bayer CropScience Appoints Dr. Jacqueline Applegate as Head of Environmental Science Replaces Dr. Gunnar Riemann

Effective July 1, 2015, longtime Bayer Executive Dr. Jacqueline Applegate will become Head of Environmental Science, the non-agricultural business operations unit of Bayer CropScience. Applegate, who will be based at the unit's headquarter in Lyon, France, succeeds Dr. Gunnar Riemann, who has decided to leave the company to pursue other career opportunities. In her new role, Applegate will also become a member of the Bayer CropScience Executive Committee.

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