Josef R. Wuensch is Senior Vice President at BASF SE. His responsibilities cover global research and product development for structural materials and systems based on thermoplastic and duroplastic materials. It is mainly directed towards BASFs Performance Materials business with its industry segments transportation, construction, consumer and industrial.
Prior to the current role he was in leadership positions in central research (responsible for formulation, mathematics, modelling and technology incubation) and as Managing Director in BASF Venture Capital, operationally responsible for entire investment activities. Josef Wunesch is also experienced in business management, technical service, market development, and corporate functions where he held several positions in his career at BASF.
Josef R. Wuensch received a Ph.D. in chemistry from Georg August University in Goettingen.