Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
Michael Heinz was born in Mannheim, Germany, in 1964. From 1984 onwards, he studied Business Administration at the College of Applied Sciences in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and graduated there in 1987. In 2000, he received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Duke University, North Carolina, United States.
He is responsible for the divisions Monomers; Performance Materials; Petrochemicals; Intermediates; Region North America; Region South America.
|2021||Member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BASF Corporation, located in Florham Park, New Jersey, United States|
|2017||Member of the Board of Executive Directors, Industrial Relations Director, BASF SE, Site Director of Ludwigshafen, Germany|
|2011||Member of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen|
|2010||Integration Lead Cognis GmbH, Holthausen, Germany|
|2009||Chief Executive Officer and Integration Lead Ciba AG, Basel, Switzerland|
|2005||President, Agricultural Products division, renamed Crop Protection division at the beginning of 2008, BASF Aktiengesellschaft (since January 14, 2008 BASF SE), Limburgerhof, Germany|
|2002||Group Vice President, Global Strategic Marketing, Agricultural Products division, Mount Olive, New Jersey, United States, from 2004 in Limburgerhof|
|1999||President and General Manager, BASF de México S.A. and BASF Central America and the Caribbean, México City, México|
|1997||Director, Marketing Crop Protection, BASF Corporation, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States|
|1996||General Manager of BASF Ecuatoriana S.A., Quito, Ecuador|
|1995||Manager, Reporting and Controlling, Consumer Products and Life Science, BASF Corporation, Parsippany, New Jersey, United States|
|1989||Product Manager, Fine Chemicals, BASF Corporation, Parsippany, New Jersey, United States|
|1986||Product Manager, Fine Chemicals, BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen|
|1984||Joined BASF Aktiengesellschaft, Ludwigshafen|
|Since 06/2021||American Chemistry Council (ACC), (Member of the Board of Directors; Member of the Executive Committee, Member of the Chemical Management Committee; Member of the Finance, Audit and Membership Committee)|
|Since 01/2020||Lateinamerika-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e. V. (Deputy Chairman LADW)|
|Since 05/2019||Wintershall Dea GmbH (Member of the Supervisory Board)|
|Since 06/2018||Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e. V. (Member of the Board)|
|Since 09/2017||Zukunftsinitiative Rheinland-Pfalz (ZIRP) e. V. (Chairman of the Board of Directors)|
|Since 06/2017||Wissensfabrik – Unternehmen für Deutschland e. V. (Chairman of the Steering Committee)|
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