Bayer Appoints Patrick Lockwood-Taylor to Head North American Consumer Health Business

Bayer announced the appointment of Patrick Lockwood-Taylor as regional president, Consumer Health, North America, effective August 13.

Lockwood-Taylor is a seasoned leader with more than 25 years in the consumer industry driving business growth by building categories and brands among intense competition and changing market dynamics. He joins from The Oneida Group where he served as CEO. Prior to assuming that role, he was vice president of Personal Health Care North America and Global Digestive Wellness at Procter & Gamble (P&G) where he drove top and bottom line growth over many years.

Lockwood-Taylor started his career with P&G in foodservice in the United Kingdom and subsequently held roles of increasing responsibility across sales, marketing, commercial operations and general management in consumer packaged goods. Over the course of his career, he held multiple leadership positions in the United States and in other key geographies around the world, including in Asia and Africa.

“Patrick has a passion for innovation and an understanding of how to meet the needs of consumers and customers to accelerate growth,” said Heiko Schipper, member of Bayer’s board of management and president of Consumer Health. “His diverse experience, proven track record of collaborating with retail partners and leadership in times of change make him ideally suited to lead our important North American business in a time of unprecedented industry change.”

Patrick succeeds Natalie Bartner. He will report directly to Heiko Schipper and become a member of the Consumer Health Executive Committee.  Patrick will be based in Whippany.

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