appointed Heiko Schipper to the board of management of Bayer AG effective March 1, 2018, succeeding Erica Mann as the head of the Consumer Health Division, which is home to Coppertone. Mann announced that she does not intend to extend her contract, which was scheduled to run until Dec. 31, 2018. As it was possible to find a successor at an earlier date, Mann asked the supervisory board if she could hand over leadership of the Consumer Health business and leave the company effective March 31, 2018, according to Bayer.
Schipper is deputy executive vice president of Nestlé S.A.
and a member of its executive board based in Vevey, Switzerland. He is head of Nestlé Nutrition, the global leader in the infant nutrition category. He started his career as an international marketing trainee at Nestlé 21 years ago and held key management positions in Southeast Asia, Switzerland and China.