BASF’s Kristen Pforr Inducted into Women in Manufacturing Hall of Fame

BASF ranked No. 23 on the Fair360 Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2023.


Kristen Pforr, Vice President of Operations, Care Chemicals at BASF, has been inducted into the Women in Manufacturing (WiM) Hall of Fame.

The global award selected ten female manufacturing leaders, recognizing their significant contributions to the industry. The award also aims to support, promote and inspire other women in manufacturing.

“We applaud Kristen for this outstanding achievement and thank her for her leadership at Geismar and across the region. She is a role model for all of our colleagues in manufacturing, inspiring them with her every-day commitment to safety and innovation,” said Marc Ehrhardt, President, BASF North America. “Kristen is living proof of BASF’s dedication to attracting, developing and retaining top, diverse talent in manufacturing. We believe this commitment is essential to advancing innovation in manufacturing, and to our company’s overall success for the future.”

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