Jochen Kurtz and Alessandro Pistillo


February 27, 2023 – 05:15 – 06:30 PM (CET)

Seminar sessions will usually be held as a hybrid event. Registration will be open approximately two weeks before the event.

Speaker Bio
Jochen Kurtz
is Vice President for Group Performance Management & Analytics at BASF. As Corporate Controller, he is not only taking care of the financial performance of BASF, he is also in charge of the sustainability reporting & controlling within BASF. He has more than 25 years of leadership experience in finance, controlling, and digitalization within BASF in Germany and Belgium. He studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz based on a thesis on Circular Economy.

Alessandro Pistillo is Director – Digital Strategic Projects in the Corporate Development Department of BASF. He especially focuses on customer experience and at the intersection between digital and sustainability. Currently he is driving the establishment of a business eco­system to foster standardization and transparency ingreenhouse gas emissions data. Prior to his current role he has been covering various leadership positions in product management, marketing, sales, strategy, and engineering during his over 20-year tenure in BASF Group, based out of Germany, Switzerland and China. Alessandro is chemical engineer by education.

Admission information
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