Dr Raman Ramachandran is the new Chairman of CII’s National Committee on Chemicals
BASF India Chairman and Managing Director Dr Raman Ramachandran has been appointed as Chairman of National Committee on Chemicals by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He has been holding his current position in BASF India since October 1, 2013.
In addition to this, he is the Head of BASF in South Asia, with Group Companies in Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh reporting to him. Prior to his current role, he held the position of Senior Vice President,Crop Protection, Asia Pacific, responsible for leading the Crop Protectionbusiness forBASF in the region, based in Singapore.
Dr. Ramachandran carries a Master of Science and a PhD in Agriculture from Waite Agricultural Research Institute at the University of Adelaide in Australia. He has over 25 years of diversified experience in research, operations, new market development and strategic planning. He joined BASF in 2000 and has held several senior management positions in the company, including two years as a Director on the Board of BASF India Limited from 2006 to 2007.