Gregory S. Babe

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Gregory S. Babe is the President and CEO of Bayer Corporation (USA).

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Bayer is represented on the Corporate ("Private Enterprise") Board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of July 2011.[1]

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Babe is responsible for the North American activities of the worldwide Bayer Group, which describes itself as an international health care, nutrition and innovative materials group based in Leverkusen, Germany."[2] He is also the President and CEO of Bayer MaterialScience LLC (2004).

Babe is also the chair of Bayer's PAC - BAYPAC and the Bayer USA Foundation.[3]

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  1. Private Enterprise Board, ALEC website, accessed July 7, 2011.
  2. Leadership Gregory S. Babe,""
  3. "Gregory S. Babe", Bayer U.S. Leadership. Accessed July 9, 2011.

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