Leverkusen, Germany – Dr. Klaus Schäfer is to become Bayer MaterialScience’s new head of industrial operations and technology with effect from 1 Jan, 2015.
Schäfer will also become a member of the company’s top leadership circle, the executive committee, at that same time.
The 52-year-old, who has previously served in other leadership roles at Bayer MaterialScience, will succeed Dr. Tony Van Osselaer, who is retiring after 34 years with the company.
Schäfer studied physics and obtained his doctorate at Cologne University. In 1991, he began his career as…