Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Bayer MaterialScience llc has named John Brandt the director of New Technologies and Strategic Initiatives in the Future Business group.
As part of the role, Brandt will have the responsibility of identifying business opportunities both within and outside the traditional BMS business structure.
Brandt joined BMS as a chemist in the coatings division in 1988 and has worked his way up through the company. In 2005 he became responsible for BMS' Greenhouse and Genesis activities in the NAFTA region. These two initiatives are designed to foster the kind of entrepreneurial environment where innovation thrives and ultimately translates into business opportunities. ss