Bayer Selects TCG for Multiple HR Searches

BERKELEY, CA – Bayer, a leading developer and manufacturer of pharmaceutical drugs, has selected the Christopher Group to lead their Human Resources Business Partner and Manager of Employee & Labor Relations search. Managing Partner, Ayla Maloney, and Recruiting Director, Carrie Longmire are leading the critical HR searches.

Ayla Davis

“TCG is honored to be working with Bayer to fill these critical HR roles”, said Ayla Maloney.”  “Bayer is a giant in the pharmaceutical industry and offers such help and hope to people across the globe. This is an exciting opportunity for HR leaders looking to make a difference in this crucial space.”

The Human Resources Business Partner will work in partnership with the site HR lead, Manager of Employee and Labor Relations, and site leadership to provide advice and facilitate the implementation and compliance of policies, procedures, and guidelines. You will provide support and interpretation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement to management in connection with bargaining unit employees and representatives on policies and practices as it relates to the full range of employee relations issues. The Manager of Employee & Labor Relations will be the face of labor within the Berkley site as well as across the Bayer enterprise. This is a high-touch, high-visibility role that is a critical partner to the site leadership team, the HR team, the bargaining unit and also utilized as an SME for labor and ER-related matters on an enterprise scale. This person has the opportunity to define the future of the Berkeley CBA, (the only one in the company), create significant and impactful relationships with the union and business leaders, and truly operating as the educator and counselor up, down and across the organization.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group please contact Carrie Longmire at

About Bayer Pharmaceuticals

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With innovative products, Bayer is contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. The Bayer Group is managed as a life science company with three divisions – Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health, and Crop Science, which are also the organizations reporting segments. 

The Pharmaceuticals Division focuses on prescription products, especially for cardiology and women’s healthcare, and on specialty therapeutics in the areas of oncology, hematology, and ophthalmology. The division also comprises the radiology business, which markets diagnostic imaging equipment together with the necessary contrast agents.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, HR consulting, and bench building. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.