Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer, BASF Corporation 

Matthew Lepore became General Counsel of BASF in 2014. He was previously Corporate Secretary & Chief Governance Counsel at Pfizer, Inc., Partner at DLA Piper, and a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice. In 2016, Matthew was one of 200 signatories on a Human Rights Campaign letter speaking out against discrimination in North Carolina. 

In 2016, BASF marked its fourth consecutive year on DiversityInc’s list of the top 50 companies for diversity, recognized in part for a high percentage of women in senior management roles. The company also has eight employee resource groups and a supplier diversity program

Joined LCLD 2017

Highlights of LCLD Participation 

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017) 
Fellows nominated: 
2019: Mary Kenny; 2018: Karyllan Dodson Mack, James Henry Wilson

Annual Meeting (2018)
Leadership Summit (2018, 2017)

Member: Matthew Lepore

Diversity Professional: Sneha Desai