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BASF Names Juan Carlos Ordonez as Group Vice President, Coatings, in North America

Published on 2008-10-10. Author : SpecialChem

SOUTHFIELD, MI -- BASF has appointed Juan Carlos Ordonez as Group Vice President, Coatings, in North America. He is based in Southfield, Michigan.

Mr. Ordonez joined BASF South America in 1982. Since then he has served in a variety of management roles with increasing responsibility in North America, South America, and at global BASF headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany. His past performance shows that he leads effectively in both growth and restructuring situations. Additionally, he has experience in a number of industries, including consumer products, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and coatings. Most recently, Mr. Ordonez served as Vice President responsible for BASF Automotive Refinish and Industrial Coatings in North America.

Mr. Odonez earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Universidad De Los Andes-School of Business, Bogota, Colombia.

About BASF:

BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 15,000 employees in North America, and had sales of approximately $16.4 billion in 2007.

BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from oil and gas to chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals. As a reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF has more than 95,000 employees and posted sales of almost EUR 58 billion in 2007. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN).

Source: BASF

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