BASF has appointed Faisal Akhtar as Managing Director of BASF Pakistan (Private) Limited and Managing Director of BASF Chemicals & Polymers Pakistan (Private) Limited. He succeeds Qazi Sajid Ali, who will retire effective March 31, 2014. Prior to joining BASF, Faisal Akhtar has over 23 years of management experience with a large multinational organisation in the Chemicals sector.
He managed high-profile executive roles in strategic business planning, decision-making and lead management. He is also a member on trade committees of forums which play an important role in advocacy of Pakistan's trade policy. He holds a postgraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Karachi.-PR