Horvat Succeeds Oswald as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE

Horvat is chairman of the Works Council of BASF SE and of the BASF Group Works Council.

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Sinischa Horvat

Sinischa Horvat succeeds Robert Oswald as an elected alternative member of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE, and has been elected as vice chairman of the board. Oswald retired from the Supervisory Board following the Annual Shareholders' Meeting on May 12.

Horvat is chairman of the Works Council of BASF SE and of the BASF Group Works Council. He joined BASF in 1993 as an apprentice and has been a member of the Works Council since 2002. Oswald had been an employee representative in the Supervisory Board since 2000 and became vice chairman in 2003.

BASF creates chemistry for a sustainable future. The company combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 114,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of its customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. BASF's portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas.

Future mobility and human needs inspire BASF's 2018-19 Automotive Color Trends

Collection "Keep it Real" connects the digitalized with the physical world.

Originally Published by BASF.

The need to stay authentic in a world where technology continues to blur the lines between reality and artificiality is the driving force behind the BASF's 2018-19 Automotive Color Trends theme – "Keep it Real".

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Innovations by BASF Will Help to Make Electric Vehicles a Practical Reality for Everyone

BASF's cathode active materials make batteries more powerful, reliable and affordable; Battery materials shape the future of electromobility

Originally Published by BASF.

With the holiday season and sunnier days approaching in the northern hemisphere, traffic inevitably increases on highways, in cities and around sightseeing spots. Additionally, a rising number of commuters contribute to growing nitrogen oxide and carbon dioxide emissions with adverse impacts on air quality and climate. By 2025, there will be approximately 1.5 billion cars on the roads worldwide. "This growing need for mobility creates challenges, but at the same time provides vast opportunities to develop innovative technologies that address these," said Dr. Martin Brudermüller, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of BASF.

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BASF and employees donate $300,000 to Capital Area United Way


"Capital Area United Way provides our community with the services and programs that are needed to improve the quality of life for many of our neighbors in need, said Tom Yura, Senior Vice President and General Manager.

Originally Published by BASF.

BASF recently continued its longtime support of the Capital Area United Way by presenting the organization with a $300,000 check during a fundraising event and jambalaya cook-off at the BASF site in Geismar. The donation represents the total amount pledged during the 2017-2018 United Way campaign by BASF and employees from the BASF facilities in Geismar, North Geismar and Zachary.

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