Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro as new Head of BASF’s agricultural business in Europe


Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro (45), Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Marketing Agricultural Solutions, has been appointed as Senior Vice President, Agricultural Solutions Europe based in Limburgerhof, Germany, as of April 1, 2022.

He will succeed Livio Tedeschi (50) who will take over as President of BASF's Agricultural Solutions division at the same time.


“The recent developments in Europe have underlined the vital role of agriculture and famers. More than ever, I see it as our duty to support them with more sustainable agricultural solutions to further strengthen food production and security not only in Europe, but globally. It is my ambition in my new role as European head of BASF’s agricultural business that we are part of the solution to the current challenges while helping to achieve the Farm to Fork strategy and actively shape the transformation towards a more sustainable agri-food system”, says Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro.

Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro was born in Piracicaba, Brazil, in 1976. He studied Business Administration in Brazil, Finance in Canada and holds an MBA from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Palerosi Carneiro has worked for BASF in Europe, Latin America and Asia in various positions and divisions since 1999. He headed BASF’s agricultural business in Asia Pacific and most recently the Global Strategic Marketing division.