Jürgen Hambrecht elected as new chairman of the Supervisory
Board of BASF SE
(Michael Diekmann and Robert Oswald
re-elected as Deputy Chairman)
In its constitutive meeting, the new Supervisory Board of
BASF SE has elected Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht as its new chairman.
Hambrecht thus succeeds Dr. h.c. Eggert Voscherau, who took over
as chairman following the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2009 and
who was no longer available for re-election by today’s Annual
Shareholders’ Meeting. As vice chairmen, the Supervisory Board
elected Michael Diekmann and Robert Oswald, both of whom had
previously held this function.
Mr. Jürgen Hambrecht.
The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of BASF SE elected the
following shareholder representatives as members of the
- Dame Alison Carnwath DBE, London.
- Professor Dr. François Diederich, Zurich.
- Michael Diekmann, Munich.
- Franz Fehrenbach, Stuttgart.
- Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht, Neustadt/Weinstraße.
- Anke Schäferkordt, Cologne.
The new Supervisory Board of BASF
SE. First row from left to right: Denise Schellemans, Anke
Schäferkordt, Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht, Dame Alison Carnwath
DBE. Back row from left: Michael Diekmann, Wolfgang
Daniel, Franz Fehrenbach, Professor Dr. Francois Diederich,
Robert Oswald, Ralf-Gert Bastian, Francesco Grioli,
Michael Vassiliadis. Photo: BASF - The Chemical Company,
Besides Voscherau, Max Dietrich Kley, who has served on the
Supervisory Board since 2003, also did not stand for
The BASF Europa Betriebsrat (European works council)
previously appointed the employee representatives to the
Supervisory Board of BASF SE given in the next column:
- Robert Oswald, Altrip.
- Wolfgang Daniel, Heidelberg.
- Ralf-Gerd Bastian, Neuhofen.
- Michael Vassiliadis, Hanover.
- Francesco Grioli, Ronneberg.
- Denise Schellemans, Brecht/Belgium.
The appointments of the Supervisory Board members are valid
until the end of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting 2019.
In its constitutive meeting, the Supervisory Board also
newly appointed its committees. All shareholder representatives
are members of the Nomination Committee, which is chaired by
Hambrecht. The Personnel Committee comprises Diekmann, Oswald,
Vassiliadis and is chaired by Hambrecht. The Audit Committee
comprises Fehrenbach, Bastian, Vassiliadis and has Carnwath as
its chair and financial expert.