BASF Names National Strategic Accounts Manager


Christopher Kugler has joined Southfield-based BASF Automotive Refinish as the new national strategic accounts manager.

Kugler will be responsible for growing and building relationships in the multi-shop operator segment.

Most recently, Kugler was the director of automotive aftermarket at ILJIN USA, a producer of wheel bearings and other automotive components. Prior, he was the North American national accounts manager for Saint-Gobain (Norton) Abrasives in the collision repair industry.

Kugler, of Ferndale, earned his BBA at Northwood University.