Cosmetics & Personal Care

Personnel Changes at BASF

Jeffrey Jianfeng Lou (50), Senior Vice President, Battery Materials, BASF (China) Company Ltd., Shanghai, will, as President, assume responsibility for the Division Advanced Materials & Systems Research effective May 1, 2019. His predecessor Harald Lauke (60) will retire effective April 30, 2019.

The research division Advanced Materials & Systems Research, with headquarters at BASF’s Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Shanghai, develops new structural materials, dispersions, functional materials as well as organic and inorganic additives for a wide range of customers from the automotive and construction industries, packaging, coatings, home and personal care and pharmaceuticals.