BASF Announces Leadership Change

Jan Buberl to lead Pest Control Solutions group in wake of Keith Holmes’ departure.

November 30, 2010

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – BASF’s Keith Holmes has left his position as Pest Control Solutions (PCS) group business manager to pursue other opportunities. Director Specialty Products Jan Buberl will assume leadership of the PCS group until a successor is named.

BASF made the announcement on Nov. 30, 2010.

BASF appointed Holmes as business unit manager for the combined BASF and Whitmire Micro-Gen U.S. Pest Control business, which is based in St. Louis, in February 2009.

Buberl was named head of the organization’s Specialty Products Division (SPD) effective Oct. 1, 2009. The division comprises three businesses: Professional Pest Control Solutions, Professional Turf & Ornamentals, and Professional Vegetation Management.