Wille: crucial role

Wille: crucial role

BASF names managing director for Bahrain unit

October 2018

BASF, a German chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world, said it has appointed Michael Wille as the new managing director of its unit Plastic Additives Middle East (Pame) based in Bahrain.

Pame is the state-of-the-art production facility for customer-specific antioxidant blends (CSB) in Bahrain.

The appointment marks an important step in BASF’s support of the fast-growing polymer industry in the Middle East. Welcoming Wille on board, Frank Fasdernes, vice president, responsible for the operating division Performance Chemicals in the Middle East, BASF: “We are pleased to have Wille assume the role of managing director for Bahrain. His expertise and strengths in engineering and leadership will drive the continued growth of the company in this high-potential region and beyond. His well-deserved appointment is the outcome of his relentless efforts in BASF’s global expansion since 2002.”

 Wille has held several senior international positions within BASF, contributing to the company’s growth and expansion.

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