Member of the Board of Management, Bayer AG
Liam Condon has been a member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG since January 2016 and President of the Crop Science division since December 2012. He is also responsible for the Animal Health Business Unit.
Condon was born in Dublin, Ireland, on February 27, 1968. He studied International Business at the Dublin City University and – as a scholarship holder of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) – at the Technical University of Berlin. As well as English and German, he also speaks Gaelic, French, Japanese and Mandarin (Chinese).
After graduating, Condon joined the former Schering AG and held various sales and marketing positions in the pharmaceutical business in Germany, Japan and in the Region Asia-Pacific & Middle East. In February 2005, he was appointed Managing Director of Schering in China.
Following Bayer’s acquisition of Schering in 2006, Condon was appointed as Managing Director of Bayer HealthCare and General Manager of Bayer Pharma in China until December 2009. In January 2010, Liam Condon was appointed Managing Director of Bayer HealthCare in Germany and head of Bayer Schering Pharma in Germany. In December 2012, he became Chairman of the Board of Management of Bayer CropScience AG.
Since 2016 Condon is a member of the Governor’s Panel for Consumer Industries at the World Economic Forum and since September 2017 Condon is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of CropLife International, the R&D based agricultural industry association. He is married and has two sons.