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Board of Executive Directors

There were eight members on the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE as of December 31, 2012.

Dr. Kurt Bock

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors
Degree: Business Administration; 54 years old; 22 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Legal, Taxes & Insurance; Strategic Planning & Controlling; Communications & Government Relations; Global Executive Human Resources; Investor Relations; Compliance
First appointed:  2003
Term expires:  2016

Dr. Martin Brudermüller

Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors
Degree: Chemistry; 51 years old; 25 years at BASF
Responsibilities:  Performance Materials; Market & Business Development Asia Pacific; Regional Functions & Country Management Asia Pacific; Corporate Technology & Operational Excellence
First appointed:  2006
Term expires:  2016
Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies:
Styrolution Holding GmbH (Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board)

Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel

Degree: Law; 53 years old; 24 years at BASF
Responsibilities:
 Finance; Catalysts; Corporate Controlling; Corporate Audit; Information Services & Supply Chain Management; Market & Business Development North America; Regional Functions North America
First appointed:  2008
Term expires:  2016
Internal memberships as defined in Section 100 (2) of the German Stock Corporation Act:
BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH (member of the Supervisory Board)

Michael Heinz

Degree: Business Administration (MBA); 48 years old; 27 years at BASF
Responsibilities:  Dispersions & Pigments; Care Chemicals; Nutrition & Health; Paper Chemicals; Performance Chemicals; Advanced Materials & Systems Research; Perspectives
First appointed:
 2011
Term expires:  2014
Internal memberships as defined in Section 100 (2) of the German Stock Corporation Act: 
BASF Coatings GmbH (member of the Supervisory Board)
BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer

Degree: Biology; 57 years old; 27 years at BASF
Responsibilities:  Crop Protection; Coatings; Biological & Effect Systems Research; Plant Science; BASF New Business; Region South America
First appointed:  2003
Term expires:  2015
Internal memberships as defined in Section 100 (2) of the German Stock Corporation Act: 
BASF Coatings GmbH (Chairman of the Supervisory Board since April 28, 2012)
Wintershall Holding GmbH (member of the Supervisory Board until April 27, 2012

Dr. Harald Schwager

Degree: Chemistry; 52 years old; 25 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Oil & Gas; Construction Chemicals; Procurement; Region Europe
First appointed:  2008
Term expires:  2016
Internal memberships as defined in Section 100 (2) of the German Stock Corporation Act: 
Wintershall Holding GmbH (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
Wintershall AG (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies:
Nord Stream AG (member of the Shareholders’ Committee)
South Stream Transport Services AG (until December 5, 2012: South Stream Transport AG) (member of the Administrative Council since April 12, 2012)
South Stream Transport B.V. (member of the Board of Directors since November 14, 2012)

Wayne T. Smith

(since April 27, 2012)
Degrees: Chemical Engineering, Business Administration (MBA); 52 years old; 9 years at BASF
Responsibilities:  Petrochemicals; Monomers; Intermediates; Process Research & Chemical Engineering
First appointed:  2012
Term expires:  2015

Margret Suckale

Degrees: Law, Business Administration (MBA); 56 years old; 4 years at BASF
Responsibilities:
Human Resources; Engineering & Maintenance; Environment, Health & Safety; Verbund Site Management Europe
First appointed:
2011
Term expires: 2014
Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies:
BASF Antwerpen N.V. (Chairwoman of the Administrative Council)

The following member left the Board of Executive Directors upon conclusion of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 27, 2012:

Dr. Stefan Marcinowski  

Responsibilities: Crop Protection; Coatings; BASF Plant Science; Biological & Effect Systems Research; Region South America
First appointed: 1997
Term expires: 2012
Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships): DWS Investment GmbH (member of the Supervisory Board)
Internal memberships as defined in Section 100 (2) of the German Stock Corporation Act:
Wintershall Holding GmbH (member of the Supervisory Board until April 27, 2012)
BASF Coatings GmbH (Chairman of the Supervisory Board until April 27, 2012)