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BASF is one of the world's largest integrated chemicals companies with a portfolio ranging from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. The company is divided into the following segments: Chemicals; Plastics; Performance Products; Functional Solutions; Agriculture Solutions; and Oil and Gas. BASF

 

BASF’s key focus will be on “profitable growth”. It will continue to develop its strengths through innovations and acquisitions, with sustainability being a key factor in pursuing this goal.

 

In October 2010, BASF said it will spin off its styrenics businesses under the name of Styrolution by 1 January 2011.

 

On 10 December 2010, BASF completed its €3.1bn ($4.1bn) acquisition of Cognis. For more on this please see BASF completes €3.1bn acquisition of Cognis .

  

BASF has headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany, employs around 109,140 people and in 2010 had sales of Euro64bn.

 

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Key Personnel

 

Board of executive directors

 

Chairman: Kurt Bock

Vice chairman: Martin Brudermuller

Chief financial officer: Hans-Ulrich Engel

Board member: Andreas Kreimeyer

Board member: Stefan Marcinowski

Board member: Harald Schwager

Board member: Michael Heinz

Board member: Margret Suckale

 

Chairman of the supervisory board: Eggert Voscherau

Member of the supervisory board: Anke Schaferkordt

 

Chief executive officer (Cognis): Michael Heinz

Chief financial officer (Ciba): Hans-Juergen Seeger

 

President (Nutrition & Health): Walter Dissinger

President (Care Chemicals): Gabriel Tanbourgi

President (Market & Business Development North America): Beate Ehle

President (Intermediates): Sanjeev Gulab Gandhi

President (paper chemicals): Uwe Liebelt

 

Head (Singapore business) and MD (ASEAN): Boon Yeow Yee

Head (Construction Chemicals): Tilman Krauch

Head (regional functions and country management Asia): Saori Dubourg

Head (Care Chemicals and Formulators Europe): Stefan Beckmann

Head (Catalysts): Frank Bozich

President (Europe): Jacques Delmoitiez  

President (Polyurethanes): Wayne Smith

 

   

Contacts

 

BASF AG
Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
67056 Ludwigshafen
Germany

Tel: +49 621 60 600
Fax: +49 621 60 42525
Email: info.service@basf.com

 

www.basf.com

BASF Company Structure

BASF is one of the world's largest integrated chemicals companies with a portfolio ranging from chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas.
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BASF Strategy & Financial Highlights

BASF’s key focus will be on “profitable growth”. The company is looking with “confidence” to 2008, even taking into consideration what it states as being a turbulent start to the year on the stock markets. BASF has implemented a key strategic plan that it says will align its business activities in 2008. (Edited from “Letter from the chairman”, annual report 2007 and company website). ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form. More about BASF Strategy & Financial Highlights

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