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Dubourg leaves BASF board

BASF board member Saori Dubourg is leaving the company unexpectedly at the end of the month – apparently over a dispute about the company’s China strategy. Dubourg had been a member of the Board since 2017 and was expected to become the first female chairwoman of the Board. During her career at the Ludwigshafen-based chemical company, she has headed major regions such as Asia and important segments like the agricultural business. The group calls her departure to have been “on the best of terms,” reports the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

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