Supervisory Board

In accordance with the Statutes, the Supervisory Board of BASF SE comprises twelve members

The term of office of the Supervisory Board commenced following the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on May 2, 2014, in which the shareholder representatives on the Supervisory Board were elected. It terminates upon conclusion of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting which resolves on the discharge of members of the Supervisory Board for the fourth complete financial year after the term of office commenced; this is the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in 2019. The Supervisory Board comprises the following members:

Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany (since May 2, 2014)

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE
Former Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships):

Fuchs Petrolub SE (Chairman)
Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG (Chairman)
Daimler AG (member)

Michael Diekmann, Munich, Germany

Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE
Chairman of the Board of Management of Allianz SE

Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships):

Linde AG (Vice Chairman)
Siemens AG (member)

Internal memberships as defined in Section 100(2) of the German Stock Corporation Act:

Allianz Deutschland AG (member of the Supervisory Board)
Allianz Asset Management AG (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies:

Allianz France S.A. (Vice Chairman of the Administrative Council)
Allianz S.p.A. (member of the Administrative Council)

Robert Oswald, Altrip, Germany

Vice Chairman of the Administrative Council of BASF SE
Chairman of the Works Council of the Ludwigshafen site of BASF SE and Chairman of BASF’s Joint Works Council

Ralf-Gerd Bastian, Neuhofen, Germany

Member of the Works Council of the Ludwigshafen site of BASF SE

Dame Alison Carnwath DBE, Sidmouth, England (since May 2, 2014)

Senior Advisor Evercore Partners

Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies:

Zurich Insurance Group AG (member of the Administrative Council)
Zürich Versicherungs-Gesellschaft AG (member of the Administrative Council)
ISIS Equity Partners LLP (independent Chairwoman of the Administrative Council)
Land Securities Group plc (Chairwoman of the Administrative Council)
PACCAR Inc. (member of the Administrative Council)

Wolfgang Daniel, Heidelberg, Germany

Vice Chairman of the Works Council of the Ludwigshafen site of BASF SE

Prof. Dr. François Diederich, Zurich, Switzerland

Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland

Franz Fehrenbach, Stuttgart, Germany

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Robert Bosch GmbH

Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships):

Robert Bosch GmbH (Chairman)
Stihl AG (Vice Chairman)
Linde AG (member)

Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies:

Robert Bosch Corporation (member of the Board of Directors)
Stihl Holding AG & Co. KG (member of the Advisory Board)

Francesco Grioli, Ronnenberg, Germany (since May 2, 2014)

Regional manager of the Rhineland-Palatinate/Saarland branch of the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industries Union

Anke Schäferkordt, Cologne, Germany

Member of the Executive Board of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
Co-CEO of RTL Group S.A.
Chief Executive Officer of RTL Television GmbH

Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships):

Software AG (member)

Denise Schellemans, Brecht, Belgium

Full-time trade union delegate

Michael Vassiliadis, Hannover, Germany

Chairman of the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industries Union

Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships):

K+S Aktiengesellschaft (Vice Chairman)
Steag GmbH (Vice Chairman)
Evonik Industries AG (Vice Chairman)

The following members left the Supervisory Board on May 2, 2014

Dr. h. c. Eggert Voscherau, Wachenheim, Germany

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE
Former Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

Comparable German and non-German controlling bodies:

Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) (Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Max Dietrich Kley, Heidelberg, Germany

Lawyer

Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships):

HeidelbergCement AG (member)

Ralf Sikorski, Wiesbaden, Germany

Member of the Central Board of Executive Directors of the Mining, Chemical and Energy Industries Union

Supervisory Board memberships (excluding internal memberships):

Villeroy & Boch AG (member)
Villeroy & Boch Fliesen GmbH (member)
Steag Power Saar GmbH (Vice Chairman)
Steag New Energies GmbH (Vice Chairman)
KSBG Kommunale Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH (Vice Chairman)
RWE Generation SE (member)