Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro (45), Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Marketing Agricultural Solutions, has been appointed Senior Vice President, Agricultural Solutions Europe based in Limburgerhof, Germany, effective April 1, 2022.
He will succeed Livio Tedeschi (50 years old) who will at the same time take over the presidency of the Agricultural Solutions division of BASF.
“Recent developments in Europe have underlined the vital role of agriculture and farmers. More than ever, I consider it our duty to support them with more sustainable agricultural solutions to further strengthen food production and food security not only in Europe, but worldwide. It is my ambition in my new role as European Head of Agriculture for BASF that we are part of the solution to today’s challenges. At the same time, we aspire to contribute to the realization of the Farm to Fork strategy and to actively shape the transformation towards a more sustainable agrifood system,” says Palerosi Carneiro.
Gustavo Palerosi Carneiro was born in Piracicaba, Brazil in 1976. He studied business administration in Brazil, finance in Canada and holds an MBA from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Palerosi Carneiro has worked for BASF in Europe, Latin America and Asia in various positions and divisions since 1999. He led BASF’s agriculture business in Asia Pacific and most recently the Global Strategic Marketing division.