Bayer Companies,Bayer HealthCare Olivier Brandicourt to Leave Bayer HealthCare

Effective March 31, 2015, Olivier Brandicourt (59), Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer HealthCare AG and member of the Executive Council of Bayer AG, will leave the company to become new CEO of Sanofi as of April 2, 2015. On the same date, Werner Baumann (52), member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG, will take over the function of Chairman at Bayer HealthCare.