Senior Vice President and President, Asia-Pacific
Valdirene Bastos-Licht is senior vice president and president, Asia-Pacific. Ms. Bastos-Licht is responsible for the financial and operational performance in Asia-Pacific and leading the development and execution of the region’s business strategy.
Prior to Ingredion, Ms. Bastos-Licht was senior vice president, Asia-Pacific of Solvay’s Euro Novecare operation, a €600 million business which provides chemicals for home and personal care, agriculture, coatings, oil and gas and industrial applications. Ms. Bastos-Licht also served in various executive roles at Solvay and held numerous positions of increasing complexity at BASF.
Ms. Bastos-Licht holds both a bachelor’s and a licensing degree in mathematics from Fundacao Santo Andre in Brazil and a master’s of science degree in management from the MIT Sloan School of Management.