The Board of Directors of BASF India Limited has appointed Alexander Gerding as Managing Director of the company, with effect from January 1, 2023. He will lead the company for a tenure of five years being based in Mumbai.
Born in Bremen, Germany in 1979, he joined BASF in 2000. Under a dual study program, he obtained his Master of Business Administration at UNCG, North Carolina, United States, in 2005. Over this time, he has handled multiple leadership roles across the globe including Argentina, US, and most recently as Vice President Business Management for Agricultural Solutions for EMEA East based out of Germany. Alexander has over two decades of valuable experience in the Agricultural Solutions business. As Head for BASF Group Companies in the country and Managing Director, BASF India Limited, he will focus on expanding the business, supporting BASF’s customers and partners in the country.