BASF opens global digital centre

Article by Amanda Jasi

BASF has opened a global digital centre in Madrid, Spain to enhance and broaden its digital competencies.

In February, the company founded BASF Digital Solutions, which is expected to help drive forward digital transformation of BASF group and develop innovative IT solutions. It plans for the centre to grow to more than 300 digital specialists within the next years.  

Christoph Wegner, Chief Digital Officer at BASF, said: “We want to stay a digital leader in the chemical industry. We need more digital talents with the best digital skills to speed up our digital transformation and achieve this ambitious goal.”

Carles Navarro, Head of BASF in Iberia, said: “This is a great opportunity for us.”

“Together with digital specialists we want to create new digital solutions for BASF’s customers. Spain has plenty of very well-educated digital talents available in the market and we are eager to recruit them.” 

Article by Amanda Jasi

Staff reporter, The Chemical Engineer

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