Sercin Giray takes the lead of Bayer Romania
Jun. 4, 2020
Sercin joined our Country Group in September 2017. Since then she is responsible for the lead of the CFO functions in our countries. Sercin holds a degree in Business Administration in German – Controlling and started her career in Bayer in 1999, in Accounting and Finance, in Turkey. In 2008 she became Head of Group Reporting, Bayer Turkey and after 2 successful years in the role she continued her professional development in Bayer AG, Germany, Corporate Finance - Financial Country Coordination – Region Europe. In 2013 Sercin came back to Turkey and had been leading the Accounting team since 2014.
Sercin is keen on travelling, cooking, swimming and learning new cultures.
“It is a time of change for all of us, Bayer included, but we can look ahead with confidence, because our foundations are very solid. Bayer is a leader in life sciences and will continue to serve farmers, patients and health care professionals in Romania, Bulgaria and the Republic of Moldova, through its Cropscience, Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health divisions. Only few companies are well placed as Bayer to contribute to both improving human health and feeding the growing global population. Our company pursues on its sustainability targets with the same dedication as it devotes to achieving its financial targets. We will stay true to our vision, Health for all, hunger for none, especially now, when the current sanitary crisis only magnified the importance of our activities, within agriculture and healthcare, for the society around us”, stated Sercin, on the occasion of her appointment.
Sustainability & performance in our Country Group
Local operations of the Country Group reached a turnover of over 335 million EUR in 2019, out of which the Crop Science division has 62%, the Pharmaceuticals division 27% and Consumer Health division 11%. With the seed production facility in Sinesti, Romania, Bayer reached seeds exports of over 65 million EUR in 2019. The Country Group has over 480 employees in the three countries, with the main offices in Bucharest and Sofia.
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