BASF: Dr. Martin Jung Becomes Automotive Research Spokesperson
Dr. Martin Jung (42) will become the new automotive research spokesperson of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany, effective January 1, 2012. In his new position as Senior Vice President Thermoplastics Research, he will coordinate the company’s research activities with this customer industry internally and externally. Jung is currently Vice President for Marketing of Amines in Europe.
Prof. Dr. Volker Warzelhan (63), currently automotive research spokesperson and Senior Vice President Thermoplastics Research of the BASF Competence Center Polymer Research will retire effective December 31, 2011.
The automotive industry is one of BASF’s key customer industries, accounting for up to 15 percent of total sales. For more than a decade, a global network – the Global Automotive Steering Committee – has been steering cross-divisional activities with this key industry.
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