Dr. Richard Pott
Chairman of the Supervisory Board
United States of America
Dr. Richard Pott, born 1953, obtained a doctorate in physics at the University of Cologne, and joined Bayer’s Central Research Division in Uerdingen in 1984. After holding a number of management positions in various departments within the company he finally served as a member of the management board of Bayer AG from 2002 to 2013 with responsibility for Strategy and Human Resources. He was Bayer AG’s Labor Director and responsible for the regions Americas, Africa and Middle East. Pott is a member of the supervisory boards of Freudenberg SE, Schott AG and Covestro Deutschland AG (Chairman). He is also Chairman of the University Council of the University of Cologne.