Udo Huenger
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Udo Huenger

Rank: 46

Company: BASF

Designation: Vice President—Middle East

Sector: Chemicals

Nationality: German

Global headquarters: Germany

MENA headquarters: U.A.E.

Huenger has been at the helm of BASF since January 2019, before which he was the Director of Refining Catalysts EMEA. He currently oversees the company’s operations in the Middle East, Egypt and Iran. This year, BASF plans to contribute to the green recovery of the U.A.E. by providing solutions for the circular carbon economy. Huenger is also a board member of the German Emirati Joint Council for Industry and Commerce and the Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber. Huenger holds a post doctorate from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz in Germany.