Welcome to theVegetable Future ForumLiam Condon – CEO Bayer CropScienceMonheim, 13 December 2012
Bayer CropScience is oneof three subgroups at Bayer AG Heavy R&D spend: €5bn 2011-2016 Full year sales 2011: €7,255 m > 120 countries 21,000 employees 4,400 in R&D and 7,400 agronomistsPage 2 • Vegetable Future Forum • December 2012
Innovation remains key to address global trends and grow our business Innovation is a must to sustain food production and preserve the environment The impact of climate change on agriculture requires investments, partnerships and new solutions With science and innovation we have powerful tools to improve agricultureOur guiding principle is Science For A Better Life Page 3 • Vegetable Future Forum • December 2012
Forward-Looking StatementsThis presentation may contain forward-looking statements based on currentassumptions and forecasts made by Bayer Group or subgroup management.Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead tomaterial differences between the actual future results, financialsituation, development or performance of the company and the estimates givenhere. These factors include those discussed in Bayer’s public reports which areavailable on the Bayer website at www.bayer.com.The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-lookingstatements or to conform them to future events or developments.
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