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Petrus Ng named as new MD of BASF Vietnam
Jan '13
Effective February 1, 2013, Petrus Ng will be appointed as the new Managing Director of BASF Vietnam Co Ltd. He succeeds Jirawat Thongbai, who will take over the position of Director, Care Chemicals, at BASF in Thailand.

Ng started his career with BASF in 1990, and has held several key management positions in Malaysia and Singapore. He currently is responsible for Strategy and Projects for the Care Chemicals Business in Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong.

Ng holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.

About BASF Vietnam

BASF has been active in Vietnam since the establishment of its representative office in 1994. BASF Vietnam Limited was set up in 2009. Apart from its head office and production site for construction chemicals, located at Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park, Binh Duong province, the company has three sales offices, in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Danang.

It provides a wide range of products, including plastics, petrochemicals, construction chemicals, fine chemicals, performance chemicals, paper chemicals, crop protection, etc. BASF sales to customers in Vietnam were approximately €190 million in 2011. BASF employed about 150 people in Vietnam as of the end of 2011.

About BASF

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, social responsibility and environmental protection. Through science and innovation we enable our customers in almost all industries to meet the current and future needs of society.


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