Board of Executive Directors

There were eight members on the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE as of December 31, 2013.

Dr. Kurt Bock

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors Degree: Business Administration; 55 years old; 23 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; 52 years old; 26 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Performance Materials; Greater China & Functions Asia Pacific; South & East Asia, ASEAN and Australia/New Zealand; 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; 54 years old; 26 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Finance; Catalysts; Corporate Controlling; Corporate Audit; Information Services & Supply Chain Operations; 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 until August 30, 2013)

Michael Heinz

Degree: Business Administration (MBA); 49 years old; 30 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Dispersions & Pigments; Care Chemicals; Nutrition & Health; Paper Chemicals; Performance Chemicals; Advanced Materials & Systems Research; Perspectives
First appointed: 2011
Term expires: 2019
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 until August 30, 2013)

Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer

Degree: Biology; 58 years old; 28 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Crop Protection; Coatings; Biological & Effect Systems Research; BASF 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)

Dr. Harald Schwager

Chemistry; 53 years old; 26 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 (member of the Administrative Council until June 30, 2013) South Stream Transport B.V. (member of the Board of Directors)

Wayne T. Smith

Degrees: Chemical Engineering, Business Administration (MBA); 53 years old; 10 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Petrochemicals; Monomers; Intermediates; Process Research & Chemical Engineering
First appointed: 2012
Term expires: 2015

Margret Suckale

Degrees: Law, Business Administration (MBA); 57 years old; 5 years at BASF
Responsibilities: Engineering & Maintenance; Environment, Health & Safety; European Site & Verbund Management; Human Resources
First appointed: 2011
Term expires: 2017
Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies: BASF Antwerpen N.V. (Chairwoman of the Administrative Council)