New head of Construction Chemicals division

Effective September 1, 2014, Ralf A. Spettmann, currently Senior Vice President, Pigments & Resins Europe, Ludwigshafen, will become President of the Construction Chemicals operating division headquartered in Ludwigshafen. Spettmann succeeds Dr. Tilman Krauch, who will take up a new position at another company.

Spettmann obtained an economics degree and began his career in 1992 at Boston Consulting Group, where he held Partner, Vice President and Director positions. He joined BASF in 2006, initially in the role of Group Vice President, Acrylics and Superabsorbents. In 2009, he became Senior...

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