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Corporate governance refers to the entire system for managing and supervising a company. This includes its organization, values, corporate principles and guidelines as well as internal and external control and monitoring mechanisms.

Effective and transparent corporate governance ensures that BASF is managed and supervised responsibly with a focus on value creation. It fosters the confidence of our investors, the financial markets, our customers and other business partners, employees, and the public in BASF.


Board of Executive Directors

The Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE consists of six members. Dr. Martin Brudermüller is Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel is the Vice Chairman.

Supervisory Board of BASF SE

The Supervisory Board of BASF SE comprises 12 members, six shareholder representatives elected by the Annual Meeting and six members appointed by the representative body of the employees, the BASF Europa Betriebsrat.