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BASF opts for new leadership at AGM

Global chemical and coatings giant has finished up its AGM with new leadership to steer the company froward.

Dr Markus Kamieth will take over as the new CEO and the new Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE.

At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in Mannheim, Germany, outgoing Chairman Dr. Martin Brudermüller presented his successor with a cycling jersey printed with the BASF logo.

Kamieth obtained his doctorate in organic chemistry at the University of Essen in 1998 and started his career at the company one year later.

He has been a member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE since 2017.

Brudermüller worked at BASF for 36 years and was appointed to the Board of Executive Directors in 2006 and became Chairman in 2018.

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