Personnel changes in BASF Communications
Jennifer Moore-Braun (40) has been appointed Head of Corporate Media Relations BASF Group effective November 1, 2012.
- (1888PressRelease) August 29, 2012 - She succeeds Michael Grabicki (60) who as Vice President will work on a project related to BASF’s 150th anniversary in 2015. Grabicki has been responsible for Corporate Media Relations since 1998. At the same time, Juliana Ernst (41) will return to the Communications & Government Relations department as Deputy Head of Corporate Media Relations BASF Group. Since September 2011 Ernst is working as a change management expert for a global HR project .
Michael Grabicki studied German literature and political science in Hamburg and Göttingen. Following the completion of a newspaper trainee program, he worked as a journalist at Göttinger Tageblatt, where he was head of the local edition until 1989. After holding various positions in Corporate Communications at BASF, he has been responsible for Corporate Media Relations since 1998.
Jennifer Moore-Braun studied business administration, political science and German in Canada before joining BASF in 1999. After working in the Finance division, she moved to Corporate Communications in 2000 and worked in media relations in Ludwigshafen and Hong Kong. From 2006 until 2009 Moore-Braun was Head of Media Relations Europe. Since 2009, she has been Deputy Head of Corporate Media Relations BASF Group.
Juliana Ernst studied history and German in Tübingen and Aix-en-Provence and was then a communications trainee at BASF Coatings in Munster. Since 2001 she has worked in various functions in Corporate Communications at BASF. She is currently working as a change management expert for a global HR project.
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