Rolf Hoffmann is the Chief Financial Officer for Bayer South Asia since July 1, 2019. On the same date, he was appointed as a Whole-Time Director for Bayer CropScience Limited.
As Chief Financial Officer, Rolf Hoffmann successfully leads cross-functional teams across Bayer South Asia, propelled by his multifaceted work experience spanning marketing, sales, auditing and finance. He has significant experience as an international finance executive, and has helmed several local, regional and global leadership positions. He is based out of Bayer’s South Asia Headquarters in Mumbai, India.
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Rolf started his career with Bayer AG as a Commercial Trainee in 1995. He stepped into the world of Finance in 2000 when he moved into the Corporate Audit team at Bayer AG, Germany, as an Auditor. Before joining the Company as Executive Director & CFO, he headed Regional Finance Teams of EMEA and Region International for Bayer Consumer Care AG in Basel, Switzerland. He also held the position as Chief Financial Officer / Compliance Officer for Bayer Vietnam Ltd. and subsequently as Chief Financial Officer for Bayer Korea Ltd.
He is an MBA from the University of Bradford in UK and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from the FOM University of Applied Sciences in Essen, Germany.
Rolf was appointed as an Additional Director with effect from June 01, 2019. He was appointed as the Whole Time Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company with effect from July 1, 2019 for a term of five years.