Annual Stockholders' Meeting 2021

Questions and Follow-up Questions

Right to submit questions by electronic means before the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

Pursuant to Section 1, Paragraph 2, Sentence 1, Number 3, Sentence 2 of the COVID-19 Act, stockholders are granted the right to submit questions by electronic means. The Board of Management has decided, with the agreement of the Supervisory Board, that questions are to be submitted by electronic means by no later than one day before the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting.

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Stockholders registered for the Meeting may send their questions to the Company in German by 24:00 CEST on Sunday, April 25, 2021, electronically via the (see “Participation in the virtual Annual Stockholders’ Meeting and exercise of voting rights” in Notice of the Meeting). The Board of Management shall decide after due consideration how to answer the questions.

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The Stockholders' Portal is operated on behalf of Bayer AG by Computershare Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG according to the instructions of Bayer AG agreed by way of a contractually regulated cooperation.

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Opportunity to submit follow-up questions by electronic means during the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

Beyond the right to ask questions pursuant to Section 1, Paragraph 2, Sentence 1, Number 3, Sentence 2 of the COVID-19 Act, stockholders will be granted the opportunity to ask follow-up questions.

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Stockholders may only ask follow-up questions relating to the questions they themselves submitted electronically via the by 24:00 CEST on Sunday April 25, 2021, and to the answers given by the Board of Management in response. Follow-up questions must be submitted in German electronically via the (see “Participation in the virtual Annual Stockholders’ Meeting and exercise of voting rights” in Notice of the Meeting) during the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting in the time frame set by the chair.

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The right to information as stipulated in Section 131, Paragraph 1 of the AktG does not apply to follow-up questions. However, the Board of Management will try to answer all follow-up questions during the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting. The chair of the Meeting may place appropriate time restrictions on the opportunity to ask follow-up questions. In particular, the chair is at liberty, at the beginning of or during the Meeting, to set an appropriate time frame for the individual follow-up questions or the follow-up questions overall.