Regional News  |  February 3, 2023

Personnel Changes at BASF

Ralph Schweens (58), President global Operating Division Care Chemicals will retire effective March 31, 2023. He will be succeeded by Dr. Mary Kurian (45), Senior Vice President, Petrochemicals North America, BASF Corporation, Houston, Texas. She will, as President, assume responsibility for the global Operating Division Care Chemicals, Ludwigshafen, as of April 1, 2023.


About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 111,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €78.6 billion in 2021. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS) and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at






















Daniela Rechenberger
Daniela Rechenberger
Corporate Media Relations
Last Update February 3, 2023