MOVES: BASF’s Ciba appoints Michael Heinz CEO

15 April 2009 08:50  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS news)-- The board of directors of Swiss specialty chemicals company Ciba, which was recently acquired by German chemical major BASF, has appointed Michael Heinz as CEO of Ciba, BASF said on Wednesday.

“In addition to his role as CEO, Heinz will continue with his responsibilities for the integration of Ciba into BASF,” the company said in a statement.

The previous CEO of Ciba, Brendan Cummins, will remain at the company in an advisory capacity for the next few months, BASF said.

In addition, BASF said Hans-Juergen Seeger has been appointed as the chief financial officer of Ciba. Seeger will take over from Niklaus Meier.

Both appointments were effective immediately, BASF said.

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By: Bohan Loh
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