BASF appoints Ron Kehler as new Business Director for Canadian Crop Protection division

BASF appoints Ron Kehler as new Business Director for Canadian Crop Protection 
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - BASF Canada Inc. has named Ron Kehler 
as Business Director for Crop Protection, effective March 1, 2014. Kehler will 
be responsible for leading BASF's Canadian crop protection business, and will 
be located in Mississauga, Ontario. 
Since joining BASF in 1997, Kehler has held various positions at BASF in 
marketing and technical service management between the United States, Canada 
and Europe. Prior to moving back to Canada, Kehler was the Marketing Director 
for BASF's Corn and Oilseed business in Europe. 
Kehler is a graduate of the University of Manitoba where he received his BSc 
and MSc in Plant Science in 1990. 
"We are very pleased to have Ron Kehler join the Canadian Crop Protection 
Division," said Nevin McDougall, Senior Vice President, North America, Crop 
Protection, BASF Corporation. "With his widespread background in agriculture, 
Kehler will bring a strong, global perspective to enhance the Canadian 
business as it continues to grow and bring new innovations to Canadian 
For more information on the Canadian Crop Protection Division visit 
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Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, 
Germany. BASF has more than 16,600 employees in North America, and had sales 
of $18.5 billion in 2012. For more information about BASF's North American 
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portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop 
protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with 
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innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the 
current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to 
conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We 
have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry 
for a sustainable future. BASF had sales of €72.1 billion in 2012 and more 
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SOURCE  BASF Canada Inc. 
Christina Stroud BASF Canada Inc. Tel: (289) 360-6062 
Jo Ann Robinson ON Communication Tel: (519) 963-1946 
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