Ralf Busche is the Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Strategy & Management at BASF Group. He is responsible for global supply chain strategy, planning and process development, supply chain service and network optimization, and supply chain performance management for all BASF business units. Ralf ensures that required supply chain capabilities are available and caters for a competitively differentiated supply chain for each business unit at an optimum balance between differentiation and harmonization.
Ralf has been working for BASF since 1989. After working in Corporate Consulting, Dispersions and Plastics, he later moved to Fine Chemicals, where as Director he took over management of the division’s supply chain and value chain. From 2007 to 2008 Busche was Director Global Procurement Maritime, Air & Terminal Services. In 2009 he moved to Hong Kong and as Vice President took over responsibility for the supply chain in Asia Pacific.