#15: Marcela Chacon, Regional Director, Public and Government Affairs at Bayer

#15: Marcela Chacon, Regional Director, Public and Government Affairs at Bayer Featured Image


Marcela Chacón es La Directora Regional de Asuntos Públicos y Gubernamentales de Bayer Centroamérica y el Caribe desde 2015, asumiendo también funciones de Consejera de la Cámara de Comercio de Costa Rica, Secretaria de la Mesa Directiva de la Cámara Industrial de Costa Rica. Anteriormente, Marcela ocupó cargos en el sector Gobierno como Viceministra de Seguridad Pública e Interior, siendo también columnista en el diario extra. Su carrera inicial se desarrolló como Asesora Legal y especialista en capacitación en la Embajada de Estados Unidos en Costa Rica.


Marcela Chacon is Regional Director, Public and Government Affairs, Bayer Central America and the Caribbean since 2015, assuming also roles of Board member in the Commerce Chamber of Costa Rica, board secretary at the Industrial Chamber of Costa Rica. Previously, Marcela hold positions in the Government sector as Vice-Minister of Public Security and Interior, also being columnist in the extra newspaper.  Her initial career was developed as Legal Advisor and training specialist in the USA Embassy in Costa Rica.

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Marcela Chacon: LinkedIn

Algunos de los aspectos más destacados del podcast:

  • Bienvenida y tus inicios como Consejero Legal y especialista de entrenamiento en la Embajada de Estados Unidos en Costa Rica.
  • Tu incursión en el sector Gobierno con tus experiencias como Vice Ministro de Seguridad Pública y Vice Ministro del Interior.
  • Desde el 2015 te has desempeñado como Director Regional de Public and Goverment Affairs en Bayer Central América y Caribe.
    • Tu participación como miembro de consejo en la Cámara de Comercio, la Cámara de la Industria y la Cámara de Exportadores
    • Que retos en Sostenibilidad afrontamos en Costa Rica y en la Región
    • El rol de la mujer en la Industria y el Liderazgo en la Región
    • La nueva planta de Bayer en Costa Rica sirviendo como un hub de la Cadena de Suministros de Bayer.
  • La Mujer y la Cadena de Suministros

Some of the highlights from the podcast:

  • Welcome and your beginnings as Legal Counsel and training specialist at the United States Embassy in Costa Rica.
  • Your foray into the Government sector with your experiences as Vice Minister of Public Security and Vice Minister of the Interior.
  • Since 2015 you have served as Regional Director of Public and Government Affairs in Bayer Central America and the Caribbean.
    • Your participation as a board member in the Chamber of Commerce, the Chamber of Industry and the Chamber of Exporters
    •  What challenges in Sustainability do we face in Costa Rica and in the Region?
    •  The role of women in Industry and Leadership in the Region
    • Bayer’s new plant in Costa Rica serving as a hub for Bayer’s Supply Chain.
  • Women and the Supply Chain

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