Canada Country Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Country Leadership Team

The Canadian Country Leadership Team is the highest level of governance for Bayer in Canada. They lead the overall Bayer vision by nurturing a trusted, customer focused, collaborative and innovative culture that positively amplifies the Bayer impacts across Canada to sustain its success.This includes safety, compliance, human resources, sustainability, and country-wide policies.

The Country Leadership Team is comprised of the heads of the divisions (Pharmaceuticals, Crop Science and Consumer Health), as well as Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Communications.



Alok Kanti

President & CEO, Bayer Inc.

Senior Bayer Representative for Canada

Alok Kanti is the President & CEO of Bayer Inc. in Canada and was appointed to this role in August 2015. Alok has a dual role as head of the Pharmaceutical division and Senior Bayer Representative in Canada.



Al Driver

President & CEO, Bayer CropScience Inc.

Al Driver is the President & CEO of Bayer CropScience Inc. in Canada and was appointed to this role in January 2015. Al is responsible for the leadership and management of the Crop Science division.



Elizabeth Beemer

Senior Vice President, Canadian Division Head, Consumer Health Division

Elizabeth (Liz) Beemer is head of the Consumer Health division and was appointed in December 2013. Liz is responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the division to grow its position as a leading consumer healthcare company in Canada.



Derrick Rozdeba

Vice President, Communications and Public & Government Affairs

Derrick Rozdeba is the Vice President of Communications & PGA and was appointed to this role in April 2016. Derrick is responsible for the internal and external communications as well as government relations as it pertains to the Bayer corporate image and reputation.



Andreas Schremmer

Chief Financial Officer and Head, Corporate Functions

Andreas Schremmer is the Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Administration & Partnering and was appointed in August 2017. Andreas is responsible for providing management, leadership and strategic direction for law, patents & compliance, IT, procurement, HSEQ, controlling & supply chain, finance and accounting.



Janine Pajot

Vice President, Human Resources

Janine Pajot is Vice President, Human Resources and was appointed in August 2018. Janine is responsible for driving our people and engagement strategy across all Bayer divisions and business units across Canada.



Marc Fust

Head, Law & Patents

Marc Fust is the Head, Law, Patents & Compliance for Canada. In this role, he leads the LPC Canada team and has the responsibilities of compliance officer, privacy officer and assistant corporate secretary for Bayer Inc.