Regional News  |  April 25, 2019

Personnel Changes at BASF

BASF has announced the following changes in its management team:

Markus Heldt (61), President, Agricultural Solutions, Limburgerhof, will retire effective June 30, 2019.

Vincent Gros (56) will, as President, succeed Markus Heldt effective July 1, 2019. Gros is currently, as Senior Vice President, responsible for the Global Integration Management of Seeds and Non-Selective Herbicide Businesses.


About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 122,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of around €63 billion in 2018. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at


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Jens Fey
Jens Fey
Director, Corporate Media Relations
Last Update April 25, 2019