Bayer Group Oliver Zhlke Succeeds Thomas de Win

The Central Works Council has elected Oliver Zhlke to be its new Chairman. He succeeds Thomas de Win, who is stepping down for health reasons. De Win will resign his other functions at Bayer by the middle of the year. Zhlke has been Chairman of the "Bayer European Forum" since 2009 and Chairman of the Works Council in Leverkusen since 2010.