The Power List 2015
Chairman of the Board of Management, Bayer AG
Revenue: €42.2 billion ($45.4 billion) (2014)
Employees: circa 118,900
Marijn studied chemistry and chemical engineering, and began his professional career in 1985 as a scientist at the corporate research center of General Electric in the US. He spent 25 years of his career in various companies and positions in the US before joining Bayer in 2010.