Patrick is currently CEO of Synvina. Before he was Director Strategic Marketing at BASF’s Intermediates Division in Ludwigshafen (Germany) and for eight years Regional Marketing Manager and later Director at BASF’s Intermediates Division in Hong Kong (Asia). He has an extensive track record in international business, mostly with BASF. Prior to his BASF career, Patrick joined Cognis Thai and Henkel Thai (both in Bangkok, Thailand) as well as Teldix (Bosch AG) in Heidelberg, Germany. Patrick Schiffers has graduated from the University of Mannheim and Technical University of Karlsruhe in Germany. His educational background is business management, marketing and psychology.