BASF to recruit 5,000 more in India, China
In a bid to boost sales in the key APAC region, BASF, the German chemical major has decided to bolster its headcount by atleast 5,000 in the growing markets of India and China. The company also plans to invest an estimated two billion euros in the region to double its sales.
The German company has set up dedicated recruitment centers in both India and China, its two main R&D clusters to recruit atleast 5,000 personnel to take its headcount to 20,000 by 2020. The move is in line with its plans to generate 70% regional sales from local production.
BASL currently employs about 300 employees across its R&D spread at 15 sites in the Asia Pacific.