Sebastian Guth leads Bayer’s Pharmaceuticals business in the Americas Region, including the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Bayer’s global Pharmaceuticals business. Previously, Guth served as President & Chief Executive Officer of Bayer Yakuhin Ltd., Osaka, leading Bayer’s healthcare business in Japan.
Guth started his career in the pharmaceuticals industry with Schering AG, where he held senior roles in Asia and the Middle East. Guth was later appointed Head of Strategy and Business Development for Schering’s European business. Following Bayer’s acquisition of Schering in 2006, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Bayer Turk, Istanbul, and was Senior Representative of the Bayer Group in Turkey.
Guth completed his studies at the WHU Otto Beisheim Graduate School of Management in Germany. He earned his doctorate in Management Sciences from Berlin University of Technology in Germany. Guth lives with his wife and three children in New Jersey.