Piyada Charoensirisomboon has been appointed as vice president, Global Development Personal Care at BASF.
Prior to this, Charoensirisomboon managed BASF’s Advanced Chemicals’ Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Shanghai. She joined BASF in 2000 as a research fellow and has held various positions in marketing, research and development, and new business development.
Charoensirisomboon succeeds Karlheinz Hill, who retired end of December last year, having been with the company for more than 30 years.
Charoensirisomboon, born in Chon Buri, Thailand, has a PhD from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, as well as a Master’s degree in engineering, and a Bachelor’s degree in industrial chemistry.