Sector News

BASF shuffles executive board as one member retires

October 23, 2014
Chemical Value Chain
BASF today appointed Sanjeev Gandhi, 47, to the board of executive directors, effective 1 December 2014. Gandhi, currently head of BASF’s intermediates division, will replace Andreas Kreimeyer, 59, on BASF’s executive board. Kreimeyer will retire following the BASF annual shareholders’ meeting on 30 April 2015, when his contract expires. Kreimeyer has served on the BASF executive board for 12 years and since 2012 has responsibility for R&D. Martin Brudermüller, 53, vice chairman of the board, will take over this role following the annual shareholders’ meeting.
 
Following these changes, functions of the executive board will as of 1 May 2015 be redistributed. Kurt Bock, 56, chairman has responsibility for legal, taxes & insurance, strategic planning & controlling, communications & government relations, global executive human resources, investor relations and compliance; Margret Suckale, 58, industrial relations director/human resources, engineering & maintenance, environment, health & safety, European site & verbund management; Hans-Ulrich Engel, 55, CFO/oil & gas, finance, procurement, information services & supply chain operations, corporate controlling, corporate audit; Michael Heinz, 50,/dispersions & pigments, care chemicals, nutrition & health, performance chemicals, South America, advanced materials & systems research; Harald Schwager, 54,/crop protection, construction chemicals, Europe, bioscience research; Martin Brudermüller, 53,/vice chairman and research executive director/intermediates, monomers, petrochemicals, process research & chemical engineering, corporate technology & operational excellence, BASF New Business; Wayne Smith, 54, located in North America/catalysts, coatings, performance materials, market & business development North America, regional functions North America; Sanjeev Gandhi 47, located in Asia/Greater China & functions Asia/Pacific; South & East Asia, Asean & ANZ.
 
By Natasha Alperowicz
 

comments closed

Related News

October 17, 2021

Sidel overcomes COVID-19 travel restrictions with remote bottle line tuning in Guinea

Chemical Value Chain

Sidel has remotely assisted Nouvelle Brasserie de Guinée (Braguinée) with the tuning of a 1 L bottle line in Guinea. Braguinée is expanding its carbonated soft drink large format production to meet the growing demand for home consumption

October 17, 2021

Dutch PPE Solutions reduces climate impact of meltblown fibres production by using Borealis Bornewables™

Chemical Value Chain

Dutch PPE Solutions, a joint venture of VDL Groep and Royal DSM, has been able to produce carbon neutral meltblown fabric. Bornewables PP is made from bio-based feedstock derived entirely from waste and residue streams and has ISCC PLUS certification. Borealis is providing Dutch PPE Solutions with renewable PP from its , supporting them in reducing the climate impact of meltblown production.

October 17, 2021

Contract of Covestro CCO Sucheta Govil extended ahead of schedule

Chemical Value Chain

The Supervisory Board of Covestro AG has prematurely extended the contract of Board of Management member Sucheta Govil, which runs until July 2022, by three years from August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2025. Govil has been a member of the Management Board of Covestro since August 2019.

Send this to a friend