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Bayer CropScience Ltd (BAYE.NS)

BAYE.NS on National Stock Exchange of India

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18 Oct 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Pankaj Patel

2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Duraiswami Narain

54 2018 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Vice Chairman of the Board

Rolf Hoffmann

2019 Chief Financial Officer, Additional Director

Rajiv Wani

2013 Vice President – Law, Patents & Compliance, Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Jens Hartmann

2019 Non-Executive Non-Independent Director

Ketaki Bhagwati

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sekhar Natarajan

2019 Additional Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Pankaj Patel

Duraiswami Narain

Mr. Duraiswami Narain is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Duraiswarni Narain has more than 30 years of expcnencc m the agricultural industry, having previously worked for lTC I irnited in India as part of its agribusiness start-up team. He joined Monsanto in 1998 as c:ro for the India Region and over the course of his career with the company, has held numerous roles throughout the global organization, including serving as CFO for Monsanto's International Business and CEO for the India Region. He has a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from the University of Madras in Chennai, India and an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a Chartered Accountant.

Rolf Hoffmann

Rajiv Wani

Mr. Rajiv Wani is Vice President – Law, Patents & Compliance, Compliance Officer, Company Secretary of Bayer CropScience Limited.

Jens Hartmann

Mr. Jens Hartmann is Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of the Company. Jens Hartmann is Senior Vice President/ Senior Commercial Leader of a customer-facing business in a culturally diverse region with complex country portfolios. Jens has worked in the agriculture industry for his entire career spanning over 30 years, with a passion for emerging markets, smallholder farmers and digital. J ens has proven experience 10 driving business growth focused on commercial innovation and execution, developing and implementing value-added strategies with full P&L responsibility, while dealing with challenging organizational transformations. Through his entire professional career, he is committed to leading change, driving vision and purpose and attracting, developing and retaining talent in high-performing teams. Prior to assuming the overall responsibility for Commercial Operations for the Asia Pacific region at Bayer Crop Science, Jens has taken on a wide spectrum of leadership roles, including leader of the Crop Science business for Asia Pacific 1 (South East Asia, Greater China, North East Asia, and Australia/NZ), Global CIO (Chief Information Officer) for Crop Science, Head of Global Marketing for Agricultural Commercial Operations and Commercial Lead and Country Cluster Head for South Asia for Crop Science.

Ketaki Bhagwati

Ms. Ketaki Bhagwati is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Ketaki Bhagwati is an independent appointment) financial services consultant. She is currently an Independent Director on the boards of two Indian companies, Axis Bank Ltd and Omniactive Technologies Limited. She has been on the Board of Axis Bank (India's third largest private sector bank) since Jan 2016 and sits on four active corporate committees - Credit, Risk Management, Review and Acquisitions, Divestment & Mergers Committees. She joined the Board of Omniactive Technologies in Jan 2018 where she chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. Ms. Bhagwati is also an advisor to Ecoppia Limited, an Israeli start-up company specializing in the manufacture of robotic waterless solutions for cleaning solar panels. Prior to her current positions, Ms. Bhagwati was a former Chief Investment Officer in the Financial Institutions Group at the International Finance Corporation (!PC), the private sector financing arm of the World Bank Group, for nearly twenty five years (1991-2015), working in private equity, M&A, debt & structured finance and distressed asset workouts across sectors in several regions including Asia, the Middle East & Africa. Prior to IFC, Ms. Bhagwati worked at the Credit Rating Information Services of India (ClUSil .. ) in Mumbai.

Sekhar Natarajan

Mr. Sekhar Natarajan is Additional Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sekhar Natarajan is a professional with high integrity and passion for results. With a focus on the Agriculture sector he has contributed significantly towards the growth o f the sector and farmers, over the years. After his retirement and now as Managing Partner of M/ s. S. N. Consultants, he continues to stay connected with the Agriculture Indusuy in providing advice and strategic guidance to local/international companies. He also works closely with Indusuy leaders and with Industty forums. He is also on tl1e Board of a few Indian comparues. With a career spanning over three decades, he led and built Monsanto India as an organization that has been a growth leader and innovator in Indian Agriculture. Prior to his role as the Chairman of Monsanto India Limited, he was the India Region lead, South Asia Business Lead, Business Development Head, Sales and Marketing Head and Financial Controller. His stint as VP Corporate Strategy at Monsanto's headquarters ill St. Louis (USA) increased his global perspective. A qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant, he possesses extensive knowledge and experience in Strategic Thinking, Business D evelopment and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A).