General Counsel, Company Secretary & Compliance Officer
As General Counsel and Compliance Officer for Bayer Corporation, Dr. Lars Benecke, Esq. is head of the Legal Community in the U.S.
Dr. Benecke joined Bayer AG in 1997 as Legal Counsel in the Law Department. In 2001, Benecke became Head of the Polymers Group in the Law Department at Bayer AG. He was appointed to the post of Global General Counsel and Compliance Officer for Bayer MaterialScience AG just one year later. Dr. Benecke came to the U.S. in 2008, initially assuming the role of Deputy General Counsel for Bayer Corporation.
Lars Benecke is married and has two daughters.