Dr. Robert Blackburn to become President of BASF’s Information Services Competence Center
Dr. Robert Blackburn (43) will become President of BASF’s Information Services competence center, located in Ludwigshafen, Germany, effective January 1, 2012. Blackburn is currently Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain & Process Innovation.
- (1888PressRelease) October 25, 2011 - Andrew Pike (55), currently President of Information Services, has elected to leave the company effective December 31, 2011. He will return to his home country Australia.
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