Head of Regulatory & Product Stewardship
Ellen Pfrommer has been with BASF for more than 20 years. Today, she has the responsibility at BASF for Product Stewardship for Personal Care Ingredients. The portfolio of cosmetic ingredients at BASF has significantly increased over the years via various acquisitions, namely Engelhard, Ciba and Cognis.
Ellen graduated from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany) with MS in Food Chemistry, which is a special branch of chemistry with focus on analytics and regulations. After graduation she joined BASF and started her career in application work for colorants for use in food, pharma and cosmetics.
Later on she focused on cosmetic ingredients at BASF and stayed in this area, holding various positions throughout the years: Technical Product Management, Development, Technical Service and Global Key Account Management. Before taking over the responsibility of the Product Stewardship unit she was responsible for the Technical Service in Europe.