Werner Bauer Audited

Werner Bauer holds a diploma and PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University Erlangen-Nürnberg. He has received several scientific honors, among others the BioAlps Award 2011 and Honorary Senator from the Technical University of Munich.

Member of the Board of Directors of Lonza Group Ltd (since April 2013)

Current Activities and Functions:

  • Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Givaudan SA (since 2014)
  • Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA (since 2012) and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bertelsmann Foundation (since 2011)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of GEA Group AG (since 2011)

Former Activities and Functions:

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Nestlé Deutschland AG (2007–2017)
  • Executive Vice-President of Nestlé S.A., Head of Innovation, Technology, Research and Development (2007–2013)
  • Executive Vice-President of Nestlé S.A., Head of Technical, Production, Environment, Research & Development (2002–2007)
  • Various managerial positions of increasing responsibility at Nestlé (1990–2002)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Galderma Pharma SA (2011–2014)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sofinol SA (2006–2012)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of L’OREAL, France (2005–2012)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Alcon Inc., Switzerland (2002–2010)
  • Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Food Technology & Packaging (1985–1990)
  • Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Technical University of Hamburg (1980–1985)