MOVES: Friedrich Seitz to head BASF’s Ludwigshafen petchem hub

23 January 2013 19:47  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Friedrich Seitz will become head of BASF’s petrochemicals hub in Ludwigshafen, Germany, effective on 1 June, the Germany-based chemicals major said on Wednesday.

Seitz will succeed Bernhard Nick, who will take over as BASF’s head of strategic planning from Walter Gramlich, who is retiring after a 34-year career at BASF.

Seitz is currently BASF president of process research and chemical engineering. That role will be filled by Peter Schuhmacher, currently senior vice president of strategic planning, BASF said.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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