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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BASF Canada, located in Mississauga, Ontario is a subsidiary of BASF SE, and
an affiliate of BASF Corporation. BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham
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
operations, visit www.basf.us. To find out more about BASF's activities in
Canada visit www.basf.ca or follow us on twitter: www.twitter.com/basfcanada.
BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its
portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop
protection products to oil and gas. We combine economic success with
environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and
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
than 110,000 employees as of the end of the year. Further information on BASF
is available on the Internet at www.basf.com.
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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