Resource Efficiency, Neutralization and Zero Emissions: The Path to Canada’s Clean Growth Economy

Marcelo Lu

President

BASF Canada

Marcelo Lu is President of BASF Canada. He currently serves as Vice-Chairman for the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC). Prior to moving to Canada, Marcelo was Vice President, Business Management Polyamides and Precursors, for BASF in Asia Pacific. Throughout his career he has worked towards integrating sustainability into business strategies and procurement practices while holding various positions within BASF Group. Prior to joining BASF, he held several consulting positions at International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector development arm of the World Bank.
BASF is the largest chemical producer in the world. Its broad portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. Through research and innovation, it supports its customers in nearly every industry. The company’s corporate purpose is “We create chemistry for a sustainable future”.

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