Anup Kothari

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

Anup Kothari

Anup Kothari is an Indian-American business executive born in 1968 in Kota, India. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Kentucky, USA. He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, USA.

He is responsible for the divisions Catalysts; Coatings; Dispersions & Resins; Performance Chemicals.

   

2024

Member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

2021

President, Nutrition & Health, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

2017

President, Performance Chemicals, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

2015

Senior Vice President, Performance Chemicals North America, BASF Corporation, Florham Park, New Jersey, USA

2012

Vice President, Business Management Mobile Emissions Catalysts Asia Pacific, Catalysts division, Shanghai, China

2008

Vice President, Strategy & Planning, New Business Development, Catalysts division, BASF Corporation, Iselin, New Jersey, USA

2006

Group Leader, Global Strategic Marketing Detergents & Formulators, Care Chemicals division, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany

2003

Business Manager, Performance Chemicals North America, BASF Corporation, Florham Park, New Jersey, USA

2002

Technology & Capital Program Manager, BASF Corporation, Mount Olive, New Jersey, USA

2001 Capital Projects, Assets & Technology Manager, BASF Corporation, Mount Olive, New Jersey, USA
1999 BASF MBA Professional Development Program, BASF Corporation, Mount Olive, New Jersey, USA

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