HONG KONG – Albert Heuser, currently President of the Petrochemicals division for BASF, will become President, Regional Division Market and Business Development Asia Pacific, as of March 1, 2010. He will be based in Hong Kong.
Heuser replaces Wolfgang Hapke, who will become President of BASF's Performance Polymers division, based in Ludwigshafen, Germany, on March 1, 2010.
Heuser has been President of the Petrochemicals divisions since 2006. Hapke has been President, Market & Business Development, Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong, since 2004.