• Award-Winning Executive

  • Engineer and Manager

    An accomplished engineering and management professional, Donald (Don) Lee Pferdehirt joined the Bayer Corporation as a process engineer in 1984. Since then, Don Pferdehirt has held various leadership positions concerned with new technology development, quality improvement processes, and employment productivity programs.

    In addition to helping the company reduce manufacturing costs by 15 percent, he managed more than $11 million per year in process improvements. Since 2005, he has served as head of global technical support for methylene diphenyl diiscocyanate (MDI) operations for Bayer.

    Spring, TX resident Donald Pferdehirt attended Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a bachelor of science and a master of science in chemical engineering. He went on to earn a master of business administration from the University of Houston. In his free time, he enjoys staying active through running and skiing. Fluent in German and Turkish, he is a 10-time recipient of Bayer’s Quality Excellence Awards and was also a finalist for the President’s Achievement Gold Award.

  • Education 

    Pennsylvania State University

    MS (1982-1986)

    BS (1982)

    Chemical Engineering

    University of Houston

    MBA (1991)

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    Don Pferdehirt at Thanksgiving

    Don Pferdehirt of Spring, Texas

    Here's a photo of Don Pferdehirt and his family at a recent Thanksgiving dinner.

    Don Pferdehirt and family

    Don Pferdehirt, Engineering Manager

    Don Pferdehirt and family taking a walk in the rain on a recent trip.

    Don Pferdehirt and family

    Don Pferdehirt of Spring, Texas

    Don Pferdehirt and family at a recent graduation ceremony.

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