BASF appointed Dr. Carona. Carola Richter is President of BASF Asia Pacific, responsible for East Asia, South Asia, ASEAN and ANZ, effective July 1, 2019. She succeeded Dr. Dr. Ramkumar Dhruva, who will travel to Waterloo, Belgium, to head BASF's global unit business.
joined BASF in 2003 as a management consultant in Ludwiggang, Germany, and
. She has since held a number of management positions in Hong Kong and Germany, including Senior Vice President of Global Markets and Technology and Vice President of Global Business Management, Health. Before her appointment, she held the position of Senior Vice President of Economic Assessment in Ludwigshport.
, was born in Germany in 1973. She majored in physics and mathematics at the University of Heidelberg and received her Ph.D.