BASF Corporation, Florham Park, NJ, has named Samy Jandali vice president, Nutrition & Health, North America. He will be responsible for leading the newly formed Nutrition & Health business unit in North America, which includes four global business units: Human Nutrition, Animal Nutrition, Aroma Chemicals and Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Services. He previously headed the sales division for BASF Pharmaceuticals. The company has also appointed John Gehbauer as regional marketing manager, Human Nutrition. He will oversee more than a dozen product lines and has responsibility for all regional marketing and scientific communications and strategic business development. For the past five years, he served as market segment manager in BASF’s Intermediates division. In addition, BASF has named Laura Troha regional brand management and regional marketing communications manager, Human Nutrition. She will be managing marketing programs for the expanded line of BASF’s products and services. She will also be regional product manager for Tonalin CLA. She previously served as marketing manager for the Cognis portfolio in North America.