Mr. Avinash Deshmukh


Qualification - MSc Horticultural Science, VP Marketing – Asia Pacific BASF Singapore


About -



International business leader and professional with a track record of developing and implementing successful strategies, supporting tactics and systems in the agricultural and chemical industry, resulting in the expanded market segments and sustainable earnings opportunities. Proven achiever with strong initiative and the ability to communicate effectively with others. Extensive background in customer/public relations, strategic alliance, partnering, distribution channeling, M&A, and sales/marketing in various product lines and various geographies (North America, Europe, Asia). inspirational leader with skills to organize, motivate, create, implement, problem solve and manage. Multilingual in English and two Asian Indian languages.

Specialties: General Management, Marketing, Sales, M&A, Business Strategy

Positions Held:

  • Vice President, Marketing & Sales Excellence – Asia Pacific, Crop Protection BASF Sourth East Asia Pte Ltd Singapore  Dec 2016 – Present
  • Head of Development & LCM Products – Specialty Crops Fungicides (Global Strategic Marketing) BASF Limburgerhof Germany Jul 2013 – Jan 2016
  • Global Marketing BASF Limburgerhof, Germany Jul 2011 – Jan 2013
  • Sr. Market Manager BASF RTP, NC, USA Feb 2008 – Jul 2011
  • Director of Marketing UPL Trenton, New Jersey Aug 2002 – Feb 2008
  • Export Manager United Phosphorus – U.K. Jul 1995 – Aug 2002
  • Registrations Officer United Phosphorus – India Jul 1993 – Jul 1995