People and placesThis article was originally published in The Public Ledger
SANDRA Peterson will succeed Friedrich Berschauer, who has been chairman of the board of management at Bayer CropScience since 2004, when he retires on October 1. Ms Peterson was appointed to the executive committee of Bayer HealthCare in May 2005 and joined the board of management of Bayer CropScience on July 1. Bayer CropScience has also amalgamated Bayer Advanced and Bayer North American Professional into Bayer Environmental Science North America, which will be headed up by Jacqueline Applegate, who held the same position at Bayer Advanced. Josh Weeks, who led Bayer North American Professional, will retire on November 30.