BASF announces that Paul Rea has been appointed Senior Vice President, Crop Protection, North America.

Rea joined BASF Australia in 2001, moving to the United States in 2004. Rea has held a number of positions with BASF in the U.S., including Director of the professional and specialty solutions division, and Vice President, U.S. Crop Operations. Most recently, Rea was Senior Vice President, Crop Protection, Asia-Pacific.

Born and raised in New Zealand, Rea received a post-graduate business degree from the University of Sydney in Australia.