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Bayer AG Appoints Bijoy Sagar as New Chief Information Technology & Digital Transformation Officer

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition. Its products and services are designed to benefit people by supporting efforts to overcome the major challenges presented by a growing and aging global population.

Bayer AG CEO, Daniel Hartert will step down after 12 years of service.  Bijoy Sagar will be appointed Chief Information Technology & Digital Transformation Officer starting June 1st, 2020.  “In Bijoy, we have found a successor who will continue to drive forward our digital transformation and complete the transition we have initiated in IT,” said Wolfgang Nickl, Chief Financial Officer of Bayer AG. “We would like to thank Daniel for his outstanding commitment and the way he has shaped our IT for over a decade. We wish him every success for the future.”

“Now is a good time for me to hand over the reins and focus on other aspects of my life after more than 30 years of working at major corporations. The groundwork for the IT organization at Bayer has been laid, paving the way for Bijoy and the IT leadership team to take the digital transformation at Bayer to the next level,” emphasized Hartert. Sagar will start at Bayer on April 1, 2020, giving him time to prepare for the task ahead and to ensure a smooth handover. In his new function, he will be reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.