The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

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Dr. Kurt Bock

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors

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Dr. Kurt Bock discussing business in South America, the opportunities of digitalization and future prospects with young leaders in Brazil.

Dr. Martin Brudermüller

Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors

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Dr. Martin Brudermüller at the supercomputer at the Ludwigshafen site in Germany. BASF researchers can perform complex simulations and modeling operations in no time thanks to the new supercomputer’s 1.75 petaflops of computing power.

Saori Dubourg

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

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Saori Dubourg testing Maglis® Agronomic Advice in a rapeseed oil field with a BASF employee. This digital application helps farmers to make more informed decisions during the growing season.

Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel

Chief Financial Officer

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Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel at Supply Chain Operations and Information Services in Ludwigshafen, Germany. A new web-based tracking system increases supply chain transparency and enables customers to track their deliveries in real time.

Sanjeev Gandhi

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

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Sanjeev Gandhi during a visit to the BASF Innovation Campus in Shanghai, China. Here, BASF employees work hand-in-hand with customers on solutions for a sustainable future, such as polyurethanes that help make refrigerators more energy efficient.

Michael Heinz

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

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Michael Heinz in the control center for automated guided vehicles (AGV) in Ludwigshafen, Germany, where the AGVs that transport tank containers at the site are monitored.

Dr. Markus Kamieth

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

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Dr. Markus Kamieth at the Automatic Dish Wash Laboratory. In the future, fast answers and research findings – for example on solutions to prevent scale on glasses – will also be available to customers via a digital platform.

Wayne T. Smith

Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

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Wayne T. Smith at the Battery Materials Pilot Plant in Beachwood, Ohio. Here, BASF scientists develop innovative cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries, which are used in electromobility applications.