François Paroyan

Director, human resources and general counsel
BASF Canada

BASF Canada, a subsidiary of BASF SE, is a leading global chemical company with a workforce of more than 112,000 employees in over 60 countries worldwide.

Under Paroyan’s leadership, BASF Canada was recently named a Canada Top 100 Employers by The Globe and Mail. One of BASF’s standout features is its family-friendly workplace, which provides such opportunities as cutting-edge parental benefits, flexible work hours, the possibility of telecommuting up to two days per week, and even a Global Family Program that allows children of BASF employees to participate in a cultural exchange with children of other BASF employees overseas.

“I am truly proud to be a part of a team of people who are committed to creating a work environment that allows staff to perform at their best,” Paroyan says.