BASF makes changes in executive team

BASF makes personnel changes; new head for care chemicals

11:28 AM, 19th April 2018
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: BASF SE has announced the following personnel changes in its organisation.

Dr Stefan Blank (54), president intermediates division, Ludwigshafen, will assume responsibility for the corporate development division effective 1 July 2018. He will succeed Dr Bernhard Nick (60), who will retire effective 30 June 2018.

Dr Andrea Frenzel (48), currently president South & East Asia, ASEAN & ANZ regional division, Hong Kong, will at the same time assume responsibility for the intermediates division. She will be succeeded by Dr Ramkumar Dhruva (50), senior vice president, monomers, Asia Pacific.

Ralph Schweens (53), president South America regional division, Sao Paulo, Brazil, will assume responsibility for the care chemicals division, Ludwigshafen, effective 1 May 2018. He will succeed Hans-Walther Reiners (55), who has decided to leave the company.

Manfredo Rubens (54), president regional functions & country platforms North America, BASF Corporation, Florham Park, New Jersey, will assume responsibility for the South America regional division, Sao Paulo, Brazil, at the same time. He will be succeeded by Tobias Dratt (45), senior vice president, business centre subregions & regional functions South America, BASF SA, Sao Paulo, effective 1 May 2018.

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