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BASF is combining digitalization and IT expertise in a single division

Monday, February 4, 2019
  • The “Digitalization & Information Services” division aims to accelerate the digital transformation at BASF
  • Christoph Wegner is the new Chief Digital Officer at BASF

Digitalization is a key element of BASF’s new corporate strategy. The company has been addressing this topic for many years with great success. Since 2015, cross-divisional teams have explored the opportunities for the intelligent use of data and digital technologies, tested them in pilot projects and rolled them out in the company. Work in research and development has also been supported by digital solutions, with the Quriosity supercomputer being a main driver in this area. In order to pool all these activities and bring the experts from digitalization and IT closer together, BASF established the new Digitalization & Information Services functional division on January 1, 2019. Read more