The Supervisory Board of BASF SE has appointed Dr. Kurt Bock (51) to succeed Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht as chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF. Dr. Martin Brudermüller (49) will become vice chairman of the Board of Executive Directors. Both appointments will take effect
following the end of the Annual Meeting on May 6, 2011.
“Kurt Bock is an entrepreneur with an extensive international experience. Under his leadership, he will continue the company’s success together with his colleagues on the Board of Executive Directors and the global BASF team,” said Eggert Voscherau, chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE.
The Supervisory Board will decide on further appointments to the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE in early 2011.