Company Information from ICIS

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.

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Key Personnel

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


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67056 Ludwigshafen

Tel: +49 621 60 600
Fax: +49 621 60 42525


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Most chemical companies found it difficult to generate top line and profit growth in 2015 following a strong performance in 2014. 

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