BASF SEs supervisory board has elected Dr.
Jürgen Hambrecht as its new chairman. Dr.
Hambrecht succeeds Dr. h.c. Eggert Voscherau,
who took over as chairman following the 2009 annual
shareholders meeting. As vice chairmen, the supervisory
board elected Michael Diekmann and
Robert Oswald, both of whom had previously
held this function. Dr. Hambrecht previously served as chairman
of the board of executive directors for BASF SE from May 2003
until May 2011.