TCG Places Human Resource Director/Site Lead at Bayer

SODA SPRINGS, CA  – Bayer, a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history & core competencies in health care & agriculture, has placed Daniel Hansen as their new Human Resource Director/Site Lead. Managing Partner, Ayla Maloney and Recruiting Director, Kristen Perez, led and placed this important HR search.

“Working with the team at Bayer has been such an honor!” said Ayla Maloney.  “Danny is a perfect fit for their team, with such a high integrity bar and a true servant leadership style.  His HR toolbelt is robust and I know he’ll be doing amazing things within the organization for many, many years to come.  Congratulations to all!”  


Daniel will be an integral part of the HR footprint in the largest global division of Bayer. This high touch, high visibility role is a critical partner to the site leadership team of this matrixed organization. Daniel will have a strong focus on succession planning, employee engagement & DE&I, as well as HR leadership development as this site is designated as a staple rotation in their LD program. The site has high employee engagement, very low attrition & Hansen will be pivotal in onboarding new site leadership as current leaders retire. Daniel will also have the ability to build out the HR team & assist with policy harmonization through collaborative global partnerships. Hansen will also be tapped for projects on a global basis across the Active Ingredient sub-division.

Prior to joining Bayer Daniel gained valuable experience as a Human Resource Manager at companies such as CMC Materials, Cabela’s/Bass Pro Shops, Orgill, Inc and MarketStar. 

About Bayer

Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history & core competencies in health care & 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, & Crop Science. Bayer Crop Science is a global team dedicated to shaping agriculture through breakthrough innovation for the benefit of farmers, consumers & the world we share. Our people strive to deliver the solutions growers need to maximize yields, secure harvests & grow nutritious food & feed, sustainably.

Guided by the purpose of “Science for a better life,” Bayer delivers breakthrough innovations in health care & agriculture. Bayer contributes to a world in which diseases are not only treated but effectively prevented or cured, in which people can take better care of their own health needs, & in which enough agricultural products are produced while respecting our planet’s natural resources. That’s because at Bayer, growth, & sustainability go hand in hand. In short, Bayer is working to make their vision of “Health for all, hunger for none” a reality. Their strategy operationalizes the vision, as they look to achieve long-term profitable growth & make a positive contribution to society & the environment.

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.