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Gregory S. Babe

Gregory S. Babe is president and CEO of Bayer Material Science LLC. Babe is responsible for the North American activities of Bayer Material Science, which is a member of the worldwide Bayer Group, an international health care, nutrition and innovative materials group based in Germany. Prior to his current position, Babe was president and CEO of Bayer Corporate and Business Services LLC, where he was responsible for providing expertise and support in engineering and other business services to the Bayer Corporation and its affiliates.

Since joining Bayer in 1980, Babe has held several management positions of increasing responsibility, including manager of the Brunsbuettel, Germany, facility; director and general manager of Hennecke Machinery; and vice president of corporate quality. He was named senior vice president of information services in 1999, and president and CEO of BCBS in 2003.

Babe is a recipient of the 2001 Corporate Leadership Award for his efforts in promoting the employment of people with disabilities. He serves on the National Business Advisory Council of JOBTECH, and is also a member of the Pittsburgh Disabilities Employment Project for Freedom Board and Duquesne University IT Advisory Board. He resides in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with his wife and four children.