17 Nov Dr Jean-Marc Ricca
Initially trained as a biochemist, Jean-Marc graduated with a PhD in organic chemistry from Warwick university. He spent the beginning of his career in corporate and applied research mostly for the home & personal care industry. He then had several roles in marketing of innovation, regional business management and key account management in 4 of the 7 continents, particularly in emerging and frontier markets. He then moved to Africa in 2016 to take over BASF operations in West Africa and is currently stationed in Lagos Nigeria.