The supervisory board of BASF SE has appointed Dr Melanie Maas-Brunner as a new member of the board. According to the company, Dr Maas-Brunner has been with BASF since 1997 and has headed BASF’s nutrition & health division since 2017. In her new role, she will also take over the position as CTO from Dr Martin Brudermüller, chairman of the board of executive directors, covering the company’s Advanced Materials & Systems Research, Bioscience Research, Process Research and Chemical Engineering and New Business segments.

In other appointments, Michael Heinz will replace Wayne T Smith as board member. Smith has been with BASF for 16 years is currently responsible for Monomers, Performance Materials, Petrochemicals, Intermediates, Process Research and Chemical Engineering and North America segments.

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