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Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
Ludwigshafen am Rhein 67056
49 621 60 0

Sector(s)Basic Materials
Full-time employees111,855

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Dr. Markus KamiethCEO & Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors2.63MN/A1970
Dr. Dirk ElvermannMember of the Board of Executive Directors, CFO & Chief Digital Officer1.63MN/A1972
Mr. Michael HeinzMember of the Board of Executive Directors2.35MN/A1964
Dr. Stephan KothradePresident of Intermediates & Member of the Board of Executive Directors1.76MN/A1968
Mr. Anup KothariMember of the Board of Executive Director & President of the Nutrition and Health DivisionN/AN/A1969
Dr. Katja ScharpwinkelMember of the Board of Executive DirectorN/AN/A1970
Mr. Christian-Matthias JutziSenior VP of Mobile Emissions Catalysts & President of Corporate FinanceN/AN/A1977
Mr. Stefan BeckmannSenior VP of Global Process/Enterprise Architecture & Region Europe and Chief Information OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Dr. Stefanie WettbergSenior Vice President of Investor RelationsN/AN/A1973
Mr. Wolfgang HaasGeneral CounselN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. It operates through six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care, and Agricultural Solutions. The Chemicals segment provides petrochemicals and intermediates. The Materials segment offers advanced materials and their precursors for applications and systems comprising isocyanates, polyamides, and inorganic basic products, as well as specialties for plastics and plastics processing industries. The Industrial Solutions segment develops and markets ingredients and additives for industrial applications, such as polymer dispersions, resins, additives, electronic materials, and antioxidants for automotive, plastics, paints and coatings, electronics, and energy and resource industries. The Surface Technologies segment provides automotive OEM and refinish coatings, surface treatment, catalysts, battery materials, and precious and base metal services for the automotive and chemical sectors. The Nutrition & Care segment offers ingredients for consumer goods in the areas of nutrition, home, personal care, and technical applications; and serves the food and feed producers, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, detergents, cleaners, and crop protection industries, as well as fast-moving consumer goods sector. The Agricultural Solutions segment provides seeds and seed treatment products; fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and biological crop protection products; and digital farming solutions. The company engages in engineering and other; rental and leasing; and commodity trading activities. BASF SE was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.

Corporate governance

BASF SE’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2024 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 3; Board: 4; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 3.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.