BASF's president, performance chemicals division Christian Fischer steps down, Anup Kothari appointed as successor from April 1

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BASF's president, performance chemicals division Christian Fischer steps down, Anup Kothari appointed as successor from April 1

February 23, 2017 - 09:55
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LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Feb. 23, 2017 (Press Release) -Anup Kothari, currently Senior Vice President, Performance Chemicals North America, will become President of BASF’s Performance Chemicals division, effective April 1, 2017. He succeeds Dr. Christian Fischer, who has decided to leave the company.

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