Itziar Canamasas is the Managing Director of Bayer in Ireland, a company that serves our most basic human needs - health and food.
Itziar believes that in the context of a strong vision and strategy, having an organization that is empowered, customer centric and focused on value creation is important to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.
She is an experienced leader in the pharmaceutical industry, having led high performing teams at a global, regional and local level to commercial success. She thrives in fast paced, collaborative and high performing environments. Her customer centric mindset leads her to succeed in developing unique and effective solutions to complex business challenges. As an achievement oriented leader, she is passionate about people development and stimulates growth through the organizations she leads.
Itziar is a proud mother and wife, enjoys music and reading and has discovered a love for Zumba and HIIT virtual workouts. She is a biologist, holds a PhD in tumor genetics and has completed multiple executive leadership courses from IMD business school and Harvard Business School.