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Bayer Only Life Science Company Named as a Most Reputable Company in Biggest-Ever Corporate Reputation Study in U.S.

WHIPPANY, N.J., April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer U.S. has earned a top ranking in Reputation Institute's 2019 US RepTrak® 100 – the biggest-ever survey measuring the reputation of companies in the country. The results from the 12th annual US RepTrak 100, which measures the public perception of companies based on multiple business drivers, were released Wednesday.

Bayer ranks 68th on this year's list of America's most reputable companies. Bayer is the only life science company to make this year's list.

"A strong corporate reputation has never been more important than it is today," said Raymond F. Kerins, Jr., Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs for Bayer U.S. "In this era of consistent focus on crucial reputation aspects of business conduct such as ethics, leadership, transparency and workplace equality, it is tremendously gratifying to see Bayer featured on this prestigious list.

"This recognition is a resounding testament to the efforts of all of Bayer's employees in the U.S."

The list is compiled by Reputation Institute – the world's foremost data insights and advisory firm singularly focused on corporate reputation.

Stephen Hahn-Griffiths, chief reputation officer at Reputation Institute, said, "Companies are on trial in the court of public opinion. It's 'reputation judgment day,' when companies are examined more than ever. To avoid risks, companies must know how to proactively manage reputation, deliver on key stakeholder expectations, and mitigate risks by delivering on reputation assurance."

The complete ranking of the 2019 US RepTrak can be found at www.reputationinstitute.com/us-reptrak.

About Reputation Institute                                                                                  
Reputation Institute helps leaders at the world's largest companies build credibility with the people that matter most to them by delivering data-driven insights about how they are truly perceived. We do this with RepTrak®, an unrivaled technology that provides actionable insights across industry, competitor, and company analysis.

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 2018, the Group employed around 117,000 people and had sales of 39.6 billion euros. Capital expenditures amounted to 2.6 billion euros, R&D expenses to 5.2 billion euros. For more information, go to www.bayer.com.

Contacts:

Dan Childs, phone +1 973.437.0809
Email:  daniel.childs@bayer.com

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