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Bayer appoints new Managing Director and Country Division Head of Pharmaceuticals in Thailand

JinA Lee has been appointed as Managing Director of Bayer Thai Co., Ltd and Country Division Head of Pharmaceuticals. The appointment takes effect from December 1, 2020. She is responsible for strategy and management of healthcare and agricultural businesses in Thailand.

JinA has over 27 years of experience in pharmaceuticals business. Prior to Bayer, she was working with leading MNC pharmaceutical firms in various roles; regulatory, medical affairs and marketing and commercial organization, with increasing responsibility in Roche and Merck on local, global and APAC regional level. She has been working for Bayer since 2013, starting as Business Unit Head for Heart Health in Korea. She was subsequently assigned to take responsibility for New Launching Brand Lead at Bayer headquarter in Germany. She returned to Korea to assume the role of Business Unit Head for Heart Health and was an instrumental in driving growth of Heart Health business before moving to Thailand.

JinA graduated from the Department of Pharmacy at Duksung Women’s University and completed her Master of Business Administration at Korea University. She is now PhD candidate in Pharmacoepidemiolgy at Sunggyunkwan University.

About Bayer
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and nutrition. Its products and services are designed to benefit people by supporting efforts to overcome the major challenges presented by a growing and aging global population. At the same time, the Group aims to increase its earning power and create value through innovation and growth. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development, and the Bayer brand stands for trust, reliability and quality throughout the world. In fiscal 2019, the Group employed around 104,000 people and had sales of 43.5 billion euros. Capital expenditures amounted to 2.9 billion euros, R&D expenses to 5.3 billion euros. For more information, go to www.bayer.com.