Damien Caby joined BASF effective January 1, 2017 as the new head of the Global Business Unit Oilfield and Mining Solutions.
Caby received Engineering degrees from École Polytechnique and École des Mines in Paris/France. Prior to BASF, he held several executive positions at Imerys in North America and Europe, in Performance Minerals, Oil & Gas and Paper. In his latest role, he was heading the Filtration and Performance Additives North America Division.
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS).
About BASF Oilfield and Mining Solutions
BASF offers a wide range of solutions and products for the oilfield and mining industry. Within our Global Oilfield Solutions business, we help the oilfield service industry make efficient formulations. Our portfolio comprises products for the drilling and completion of oil wells as well as chemicals for continuous and cost efficient production of valuable oil and gas resources. We develop next generation of surfactants and polymers designed to support enhanced oil recovery (EOR) operations by means of chemical injection. Mining Solutions offer an extensive range of mineral processing reagents. Our strengths are in solid-liquid separation and solvent extraction; we also offer reagents for flotation, dispersing, agglomerating and others.