Thomas Hartmann appointed as Managing Director of BASF Coatings GmbH
August 29, 2013
The Supervisory Board of BASF Coatings GmbH has appointed Thomas Hartmann as Managing Director and Industrial Relations Director of BASF Coatings GmbH, effective September 1, 2013. He succeeds Eva Müller who will assume a new position within the BASF Group.
In addition to his new tasks, Hartmann will continue to be global head of Human Resources at BASF Coatings. After obtaining a degree in law, he joined the BASF Group in 1993 and worked at BASF’s headquarters in Ludwigshafen before taking on the management of Human Resources at BASF Coatings in April 2009.
Since July 1, 2013, Dr. Renate Bork-Brücken has been Site Manager of the Münster site. Her responsibilities include development of the German sites of BASF’s Coatings division. Bork-Brücken is a chemist and joined BASF in Münster in 1988. From 2007 to 2013, she headed the Human Resources department of BASF’s European Shared Service Center in Berlin.
Since March 2012, Dr. Markus Kamieth has been Chairman of the Management Board of BASF Coatings GmbH, BASF’s coatings business in Germany, and head of the globally operating Coatings division of the BASF Group.
The headquarters of BASF’s Coatings division are located at Münster. The site has 2,200 employees.