Global Home

Local Management

Marko Murtonen

Marko Murtonen.JPG

Managing Director​
BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn. Bhd.

Marko Murtonen was born in Suomi, Finland in 1969. Marko holds a M.Sc. Process and Chemical Engineering (University of Oulu, Finland and RWTH Aachen, Germany). He has held several key management positions prior to delegation to Malaysia with the recent being Vice President of BASF Polyurethanes (Chongqing) Co. Ltd., Chongqing, China. ​


Professional Career


Managing Director
BASF PETRONAS Chemicals Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia


Vice President
BASF Polyurethanes (Chongqing) Co. Ltd., Chongqing, China

2012 Vice President
Shanghai BASF Polyurethanes Co. Ltd., Shanghai, China
2009 Site Director
Dispersions & Pigments Operations and Industrial Park Management
BASF Netherlands B.V., Maastricht, The Netherlands

Lean Manufacturing Expert & Project Manager
Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc., Basel, Switzerland


Site Manager
Styrene-Butadiene Latexes, OVAs-Latexes, Modified Starches, AKD-Dispersions and Specialty Sizing Chemicals Operations and Business
Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Oy, Kaipiainen, Finland​


Plant Manager of Styrene-Butadiene Latexes
Raisio Chemicals, Oy, Finland

1996 Plant Manager and Production Engineer
Glassfibre Tissue Manufacturing
Ahlstrom Glassfibre Oyj, Kotka, Finland