Raimar Jahn, president, Performance Materials, BASF Belgium Coordination Center Comm. V., Waterloo, will retire effective Aug. 31, 2019. Martin Jung, SVP, Surface Treatment, Chemetall GmbH, Frankfurt, will join Performance Materials on Aug. 1, 2019, and will, as president, succeed Jahn effective Sept. 1, 2019.
Christophe Cazabeau, VP, Senior Project Integration Engineering Plastics, BASF Polyurethanes GmbH, Lemförde, will, as SVP, succeed Martin Jung effective Aug. 1, 2019.
Ramkumar Dhruva, president, South & East Asia, ASEAN & ANZ, BASF East Asia RHQ Ltd., Hong Kong, will assume responsibility for the Division Monomers, BASF Belgium Coordination Center Comm. V., Waterloo, effective July 1, 2019. The current head, Kenneth T. Lane, has decided to leave the company.
Carola Richter, until December 2018 SVP economic evaluations, will, as president, succeed Dhruva effective July 1, 2019.