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.