BASF has appointed Christof Herion director of production for its intermediates unit located in Geismar, LA, where diols, derivatives and amines are produced. “Dr. Herion brings an excellent mix of technical and managerial skills to this position," said Teressa Szelest, group vice president for BASF’s Intermediates business in North America. “His innovative thinking and drive will help us achieve more with the assets we have at that site.”
Since joining BASF in 1989, Dr. Herion has held various technical and commercial positions in process licensing, catalyst marketing, petrochemical operations and marketing of intermediate chemicals.