BASF’s KL shared service centre gets new head
By Digital News Asia February 10, 2016
- Andreas Biermann succeeds Lau Kin Pong, who is retiring after 21yrs with company
- Centre provides finance, HR, health & safety, and info services to 17 APAC markets
CHEMICAL giant BASF has appointed Andreas Biermann (pic) the new managing director of its Shared Service Centre in Kuala Lumpur, succeeding Lau Kin Pong who is retiring after 21 years with the company.
Biermann will oversee the operations of BASF’s the shared service centre, which provides functional services in the areas of finance, human resources, environment, health and safety, controlling, procurement, and information services to 17 countries in Asia Pacific, BASF said in a statement.
Prior to this, he was the vice president for Controlling Information Services and Supply Chain Operations, as well as the managing director at BASF Business Services Holding GmbH in Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Biermann, who holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, joined BASF SE in 1988 and has subsequently held several management positions in Germany, South Korea and China.
The BASF Shared Service Centre in Kuala Lumpur was established in 2005. BASF has two other shared service centres in Berlin, Germany, and Montevideo, Uruguay, that respectively cover Europe and the Americas.
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