Mrs. Talke Schaffrannek has been the Regional Head of Industry Target Groups, Food & Agriculture of BASF Asia Pacific. She has been based in Shanghai since 2010. Previously, she gained experiences in various companies in South Africa, France and Germany. She joined BASF in Ludwigshafen in 2004 as product manager for an operative business unit, worked in strategic marketing and later was responsible for the business case and change management for the global Diversity and Inclusion project. In her free time, Talke supports a microcredit project for women in Northern Nigeria.