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    Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
    Ludwigshafen am Rhein, 67056
    Germany - Map
    Website: http://www.basf.de

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Chemicals - Major Diversified
    Full Time Employees:112,981

    Business Summary 

    BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, and Oil and Gas. The Chemicals segment offers solvents, plasticizers, monomers, glues, and electronic chemicals, as well as raw materials for detergents, plastics, textile fibers, paints and coatings, plant protection, and medicines. The Performance Products segment provides dispersions and pigments, care chemicals, nutrition and health, paper chemicals, and performance chemicals that are used in the pharmaceuticals, personal care, and cosmetics, as well as hygiene and household products; and other products for enhancing the processes in the paper, oil and gas production, water treatment, and ore production industries. The Functional Materials & Solutions segment offers catalysts, battery materials, engineering plastics, polyurethane systems, automotive and industrial coatings, and concrete admixtures, as well as construction systems, such as tile adhesives and decorative paints for the automotive, electrical, chemical, and construction industries, as well as for household, and sports and leisure applications. The Agricultural Solutions segment provides fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides, as well as functional crop care products. The Oil and Gas segment explores for and produces oil and gas primarily in Europe, Russia, North Africa, and South America. This segment is also involved in the transport, storage, and trade of natural gas in Europe. BASF SE has collaboration with Evogene Ltd. for the discovery and development of novel herbicides. The company was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.

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    Key Executives 
    Dr. Kurt W. Bock , 58
    Chairman of The Board of Exec. Directors and Chief Exec. Officer
    Dr. Martin Brudermueller , 55
    Vice Chairman of The Board of Exec. Directors and Deputy Chief Exec.
    Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel , 57
    Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board of Exec. Directors, Chairman of BASF Corp. and Chief Exec. Officer of BASF Corp.
    Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer , 61
    Research Exec. Director and Member of Board of Exec. Directors
    Dr. Harald Schwager , 56
    Member of the Board of Exec. Directors
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in EUR.