By Kim Richters
Bayer AG (BAYN.XE) said Tuesday that it has appointed Marianne De Backer in a newly created position as head of business development and licensing in its pharmaceuticals division.
Ms. De Backer also joins the pharmaceuticals executive committee with immediate effect, the German pharmaceutical and chemical company said.
Ms. De Backer comes from Johnson & Johnson, where she led business development activities across different therapeutic areas and geographies, Bayer said.
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