Greg Babe, President and CEO of Bayer Corporation and Bayer MaterialScience LLC, has been selected to receive the prestigious Vanguard Award from the Chemical Education Foundation (CEF). The award honors the outstanding efforts of an individual who has exhibited leadership and commitment to fostering public awareness and understanding of the chemical industry.
Babe will receive the award at The Vanguard Award Dinner and Ceremony on May 2, 2011, at the Westin Washington D.C. City Center.
About Bayer USA Foundation
The Bayer USA Foundation is an endowed 501(c)(3) entity and is the primary source of Bayer Corporation’s philanthropy in the United States. With a programmatic focus on the environment and sustainability; education and workforce development; arts and culture; and health and human services, the foundation creates and supports organizations that improve communities in which Bayer employees live and work, as well as society at large. The Bayer USA Foundation is one of three Bayer foundations worldwide, including the Bayer Science & Education Foundation and the Bayer Cares Foundation.
About Bayer Corporation
Bayer Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a subsidiary of Bayer AG, an international health care, nutrition and high-tech materials group based in Leverkusen, Germany. The company’s products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. The Corporation is committed to the principles of sustainable development and to its role as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen. Economy, ecology and social responsibility are corporate policy objectives of equal rank. In North America, Bayer had 2010 net sales of EUR 8,228 million ($10,861 million) and employed 16,400 at year-end. For more information, go to www.bayerus.com.
Additional relevant information:
Vanguard Award: http://www.chemed.org/industry_awards/vanguard.aspx
Chemical Education Foundation web site: http://www.chemed.org/