BASF relocates Pharma Ingredients & Services headquarters NJ, US

BASF relocates Pharma Ingredients & Services headquarters to NJ, US

10:17 AM, 1st October 2012
BASF relocates Pharma Ingredients & Services headquarters to NJ, US

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY: As of October 1, Scott Thomson will assume the role of Senior Vice President in charge of BASF’s Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit. Simultaneously, the company will be relocating the global headquarters of the Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit from Evionnaz, Switzerland to Florham Park, New Jersey.

“By moving the headquarters of our global business unit to the US, we are strengthening our presence in one of the world’s largest and most innovative markets for pharma products. This will enable us to even better serve the needs and demands of our international customers in the future,” said Walter Dissinger, President, Nutrition & Health division, BASF.

As of 1 October, 2012, the global head of the unit, as well as three other worldwide management functions, will move from Switzerland to the US. The move will take place in stages over a period of six months. The relocation will not affect the regional business and production units in Europe.

Scott Thomson succeeds Martin Widmann, who will now head up the Fuel & Lubricant Solutions unit in Ludwigshafen, Germany. Until today, Thomson was Vice President Market & Customer Development North America at BASF Corporation in Florham Park, New Jersey.

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