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This year, it’s twenty years since BASF Vegetable Seeds started breeding high-wire cucumbers. A key player in this development was cucumber grower Jack Crienen (53), from Baarlo, who discovered an abnormal plant in his greenhouse. It was this plant that was later used as the basis for developing Nunhems COMPACT varieties.
By 2030, BASF wants to increase the proportion of women in leadership positions to 30 percent worldwide. At the end of 2019, the proportion of female managers was 23.0 percent (2018: 21.7 percent). In 2015, BASF had set itself the target of increasing the proportion of women in leadership roles to 22 to 24 percent as of 2021, which it achieved ahead of schedule at the end of 2019.
On Friday, February 28, 2020, the Annual Press Conference of BASF SE will be held in Ludwigshafen, Germany. At 10:30 a.m. (CET) BASF’s Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors Dr. Martin Brudermüller and CFO Dr. Hans-Ulrich Engel will present the 2019 financial results. The conference will be transmitted via the internet.
BASF is surprised by the jury’s decision in the Bader case and disagrees with the verdict. The company will use all legal remedies available and will appeal the decision.