Dr. Miriam Colling-Hendelkens
Dr. (Ms.) Miriam Colling-Hendelkens was appointed as an Additional Director on the Board of the Company with effect from June 6, 2017.
Dr. Hendelkens is qualified as a German and European Patent Attorney.She started her professional career in the year 2002 and joined Bayer as a trainee in the Patent Department of Bayer Chemistry AG which later on has been carved-out as Lanxess GmbH. In 2005 she moved back to Bayer and joined the IP team of the Bayer affiliated company H.C. Starck GmbH where she was responsible for the conductive polymer IP portfolio.
In 2006, she took over a Senior Patent Counsel position within the IP team of Bayer MaterialScience AG supporting the business unit polyurethanes and polycarbonates and later on working as the strategic IP key account for the functional films organization. After restructuration of the Germany based IP Community and foundation of the Bayer IP GmbH in 2012 she took over the role as Head of Patents Disease Control within the CropScience group.
Since May 2016 she is heading Patents CropScience Department with global responsibility for Bayer´s CropScience IP organization.