Jens Liebermann has been appointed Vice President for the global Semiconductor business under the business unit Electronic Materials of BASF’s Dispersions & Pigments division effective March 1, 2020. Jens succeeds Dominic Yang, who led the Semiconductor business in the past years and will retire from his current position. Jens will be based in Seoul, South Korea.
Jens Liebermann played leading role in the strategy development and organizational restructuring of BASF’s Electronic Materials business. Prior to his current role, he headed Global Business Management for BASF’s Metal Systems Business. He started his career at BASF’s Coatings Division focusing on automotive in Germany in 2007. Since then, he held various positions in marketing, sales, business management and strategy for the Coatings, Coating formulations, raw materials and Electronic Materials business in BASF. During the recent past years, he focused on the IC industry supplying specialty raw materials and formulations to the Electronic industry.
Jens Liebermann studied Business Management at the University of Muenster in Muenster, Germany and at the University of Illinois in the United States. He lived and worked many years abroad in the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
About BASF’s Dispersions & Pigments division
The Dispersions & Pigments division of BASF develops, produces and markets a range of high-quality pigments, resins, additives and polymer dispersions worldwide. These raw materials are used in formulations for a number of industries, including coatings, construction, adhesives, printing and packaging, electronics and paper. With its comprehensive product portfolio and its extensive knowledge of the industry, the Dispersions & Pigments division offers its customers innovative and sustainable solutions and helps them advance their formulations. For further information about the Dispersions & Pigments division, please visit www.dispersions-pigments.basf.com.
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