Wayne T. Smith
Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
Wayne T. Smith was born in Rochester, New York, United States, in 1960. From 1978 onwards, he studied Chemical Engineering at Syracuse University, United States, and received his bachelor’s degree in 1982. In 1989, he completed his master in Business Administration (MBA) at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, United States.
Member of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BASF Corporation (since May 2015), currently responsible for the divisions Catalysts, Coatings, Performance Materials, Market & Business Development, Site & Verbund Management North America, as well as Regional Functions & Country Platforms North America