Introducing the BASF PR team: Casey Allen

Get to know the face behind BASF's external communications efforts

You receive emails, phone calls, newsletters, DMs and many other forms of communication from the BASF, and by extension, its agency partner PR team. We thought it would be polite to share a bit of information about each of us to help differentiate who to contact for certain subject matters, crops or events. First up is Casey Allen. Casey joined BASF back in August of 2018 after BASF finalized its acquisition of certain Bayer assets.


What is your title?
Dragon Slayer, aka BASF External Communications Manager.


What crop divisions do you work on for BASF?
I directly support our portfolios for cotton, wheat and rice, and I also support our portfolio of seed treatments. But as a member of our media relations team, you can contact me about anything.


What university did you graduate from?
I graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College (now University) with an International Business degree.


How long have you been working in public relations?
I have been working in PR since 2007.


What are your favorite hobbies?
My hobbies are doing anything with my kids.


What’s a fun fact about you?
I’m fluent in Spanish.


What do you love about working in agriculture?
Everyone who works in agriculture is in the industry because they have a passion for it, and it’s contagious.


What’s the best way to contact you?
You can contact me by email at


About BASF’s Agricultural Solutions division
With a rapidly growing population, the world is increasingly dependent on our ability to develop and maintain sustainable agriculture and healthy environments. Working with farmers, agricultural professionals, pest management experts and others, it is our role to help make this possible. That’s why we invest in a strong R&D pipeline and broad portfolio, including seeds and traits, chemical and biological crop protection, soil management, plant health, pest control and digital farming. With expert teams in the lab, field, office and in production, we connect innovative thinking and down-to-earth action to create real world ideas that work – for farmers, society and the planet. In 2017, our division generated sales of €5.7 billion. For more information, please visit or any of our social media channels.


About BASF
At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 122,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of around €63 billion in 2018. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (BAS). Further information at