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Juan G. Ximénez-Carrillo Gerber new head of BASF Coatings' SBU Automotive OEM Coatings Solutions

Published on 2006-08-01. Author : SpecialChem

Münster/Ludwigshafen -- Juan Gonzalo Ximénez-Carrillo Gerber became the new head of Automotive OEM Coatings Solutions, a business unit of BASF Coatings. He takes over from Gerold Mahr who was appointed Vice President, Sales, RBU Engineering Plastics Europe of BASF Aktiengesellschaft in Ludwigshafen as from July 1, 2006.

Juan Gonzalo Ximénez-Carrillo Gerber was born in Detmold on November 23, 1949. He started his professional career as a chemical laboratory assistant with Hoechst in Frankfurt (1967 to 1970). From 1970 to 1974 he studied at Darmstadt Technical University successfully graduating as an engineer. He joined BASF in 1974 working in machine design / application engineering between 1974 and 1990. Between 1991 and 1993 he was Manager of Technical Service Styrenics based in South Brunswick/USA. From 1993 to 1997 he served as Head of Marketing Styrenics Europe, becoming Director Sales Styrenics Europe in 1997.

He has worked in the automotive section of BASF since 1998, namely as Head of Sales Technical Plastics Europe. Finally he joined BASF Coatings in Münster as Head of Automotive OEM Coatings Solutions.

Source: BASF

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