Changes in the Board of Executive Directors of BASF
The Supervisory Board of BASF SE today appointed Wayne T. Smith (51) to the Board of Executive Directors effective at the end of the Annual Meeting on April 27, 2012. Smith, an American, is currently head of BASF’s Polyurethanes division headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. After 15 successful years on the Board of Executive Directors, Dr. Stefan Marcinowski (58) will retire with the expiration of his contract following the Annual Meeting. At the same time, the Supervisory Board has extended the appointment of Research Executive Director Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer (56) until the end of the Annual Meeting in May 2015. He has been a member of the Board of Executive Directors since 2003.