12 March 2013 09:17 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--German chemicals major BASF has appointed Albert Heuser as its President Greater China and Functions Asia-Pacific, effective 1 April this year, the company said on Tuesday.
Heuser, who currently holds the post of President Market & Business Development Asia Pacific, will assume the responsibility for BASF’s Market & Business Development and Operations in Greater China as well as for all functional units in the Asia-Pacific, the firm said in a statement.
Greater China is BASF’s third largest market globally, with sales of €6.7bn ($8.7bn) in 2012 and more than 8,400 employees.
Gops Pillay, Senior Vice President Dispersions & Pigments Asia-Pacific, will assume the responsibility for all regional business units in the Asia-Pacific as well as for all countries in the region outside of China.
Pillay’s appointment will be effective from 1 May 2013.
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