Martin Brudermüller is Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE, and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of BASF SE. He is responsible for the divisions Corporate Legal, Compliance, Tax & Insurance, Corporate Development, Corporate Communications & Government Relations, Corporate Human Resources and Corporate Investor Relations. From May 2011, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE. Since May 2015 he is Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of BASF SE. Brudermüller has been a Member of the Board of Executive Directors since 2006, and during this time he was also responsible for the Asia Pacific region headquartered in Hong Kong, as well as the Performance Materials division. Prior to this, since 2003, he was President of the Functional Polymers division. From 2001 to 2003 he was Senior Vice President Strategic Planning.