BASF names Elba Lizardi new Seneca Site Director

Elba LizardiSENECA, S.C. Oct. 13, 2020 — BASF has named Elba Lizardi as the Site Director for its Seneca manufacturing facility in Oconee County.

Lizardi has been in the manufacturing industry for more than 25 years. She previously served as Global Product Manager for Battery Recycling at BASF’s site in Iselin, New Jersey. Before that, Lizardi worked as Operations Director for a well-known global science and chemicals company. She has also held a variety of positions around the globe, including the U.S., Mexico and South Africa.

“BASF has a strong reputation in the manufacturing industry for its devotion to serving customers, its commitment to community and as a company that invests in its employees as a top priority. I’m honored to lead the Seneca Site,” said Lizardi. “I have already discovered some of the most talented people in the Upstate here on our BASF team, and I look forward to continuing to build our talent and give back to our community.”

BASF is actively hiring at their Seneca and Spartanburg, South Carolina manufacturing sites. A list of career opportunities can be found at www.basf.us/sc

About BASF in Seneca
BASF’s site in Seneca in one of six BASF sites in South Carolina. The Seneca site employs 400 employees and is a specialty chemical catalysts manufacturing and precious metal refining facility. BASF customers use those products to produce a wide variety of products including pharmaceuticals, water treatment media for the removal of lead, arsenic and other impurities from drinking water, for fertilizers, herbicides, auto-emission catalysts, plastics, fragrances and more. For more information, visit www.basf.us/southcarolina.

About BASF
BASF Corporation, headquartered in Florham Park, New Jersey, is the North American affiliate of BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany. BASF has more than 18,800 employees in North America and had sales of $18.4 billion in 2019. For more information about BASF’s North American operations, visit www.basf.com/us.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The more than 117,000 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 six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of more than €59 billion in 2019. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchange in Frankfurt (BAS), and as American Depositary Receipts (BASFY) in the U.S. Further information at www.basf.com.


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