Olin Corporation announced Friday that Heidi Alderman, 59, was appointed as a new director by Olin’s board of directors to serve on Olin’s board effective August 8.

Alderman is senior vice president, intermediates of BASF Corp., a position she has held since 2016. She has announced and is slated to retire on August 2.

John Fischer, Olin’s chairman, president and CEO, said, “Our board is delighted to welcome a director of Heidi’s caliber. Given her wealth of experience and expertise in managing global chemical businesses, she will be a valuable complement to our board and we look forward to her active participation and counsel.”