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Carl-Bosch-Strasse 38
Ludwigshafen am Rhein, 67056
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Sector:Basic Materials
Industry:Chemicals - Major Diversified
Full Time Employees:112,277

Business Summary 

BASF SE operates as a chemical company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials and 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 pharmaceuticals. The Performance Products segment provides dispersions and pigments, care chemicals, nutrition and health, paper chemicals, and performance chemicals used in the pharmaceuticals, hygiene, home, and personal care items, as well as for enhancing the processes in the paper, oil and gas production, mining, and water treatment industries. The Functional Materials and 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 applications, and sports and leisure. The Agricultural Solutions segment provides fungicides, herbicides, and insecticides, as well as functional crop care and pest control 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. The company was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.

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Key Executives 
Dr. Kurt W. Bock , 56
Chairman of The Board of Exec. Directors and Chief Exec. Officer
Dr. Martin Brudermueller , 53
Vice Chairman of The Board of Exec. Directors and Deputy Chief Exec.
Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel , 55
Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board of Exec. Directors, Chairman of BASF Corp. and Chief Exec. Officer of BASF Corp.
Dr. Andreas Kreimeyer , 59
Research Exec. Director and Member of Board of Exec. Directors
Dr. Harald Schwager , 54
Member of the Board of Exec. Directors
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.