Elected until: 2018. First elected: 2008. Nationality: German.
Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht was born on August 20, 1946 in Reutlingen (Germany). He studied chemistry in Tübingen and was awarded his doctorate in organic chemistry in 1975.
In 1976, Dr. Hambrecht joined the Polymers Laboratory of BASF Aktiengesellschaft. After various positions, he was appointed head of the Engineering Plastics division in 1990 and became head of the East Asia division based in Hong Kong in 1995. In 1997, Dr. Hambrecht was appointed member of the Board of Management and from 2003 until May 6, 2011 he was Chairman of the Board of Management of BASF SE.
Dr. Hambrecht is a member of the following further legally mandatory supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies:
- BASF SE (listed) – Chairman
- Fuchs Petrolub SE (listed) - Chairman
- Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG - Chairman