Sebastian Guth was named president, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Americas region, in December 2018. He talks with MM&M’s Marc Iskowitz about his first year in the role, where Bayer’s restocking its pipeline and how he plans to ramp up commercial activity before two big brands go off-patent. The episode concludes with a lightning round, during which Guth addresses the trend of big companies ditching their chief marketing officer (CMO) role, a job he held prior to taking his current position.