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Name: Dr Joachim Streu

Position: Member of the Board of Directors
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Nationality: German citizen

Date of birth: February 2, 1956

Education: Diploma and Ph.D. in organic chemistry, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

Professional career

Dr Joachim Streu has been non-executive Member of the Board of Directors of EMS-CHEMIE HOLDING AG since August 2013. He worked for BASF from 1984 to 2011 where he held many international responsibilities. From 1987 to 1995 he was active in different positions for the BASF subsidiary Elastogran GmbH (thermoplastic polyurethanes and polyurethane systems). From 1995 until 2001 Dr Joachim Streu was Director of BASF Polyurethanes in Brussels. From 1995 until 1998 he was Head of Marketing for the business of polyurethane chemicals worldwide, from 1998 to 2001 Vice President of the Global Business Unit Polyurethane Specialties. From 2001 to 2004 he was Group Vice President of the Global Business Unit Styrene. From 2004 to 2008 he was Head of BASF Management Consulting and from 2008 to 2010 President of the BASF Division Styrenics. Since 2012 Dr Joachim Streu has worked as an independent corporate consultant.