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04.06.2018

Michael Sasse heads Corporate Communications and Government Relations at WintershallIn this new position, he is also working closely together with Peter Westhof, head of the company's representative offices in Berlin and Brussels.

Michael Sasse (50) has assumed additional responsibilities at the BASF subsidiary Wintershall. As Head of Corporate Communications and Government Relations, Sasse has been responsible for overseeing political communications, in addition to managing corporate communications, since 1 March 2018. In this new position, he is also working closely together with Peter Westhof, head of the company's representative offices in Berlin and Brussels.

2002-2017: Head of Corporate Communications, Wintershall Holding GmbH, Kassel

2001-2002: Head Corporate Communications at FORTUM OYJ, Hamburg

1999-2000: Head of the International Press Office, World’s Fair EXPO 2000, Hanover

1996-1999: Speaker for the Commissioner General of the World’s Fair EXPO 2000, Berlin

1994-1996: Editor, Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung

Wintershall Holding GmbH, based in Kassel, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF in Ludwigshafen. The company has been active in the extraction of natural resources for 120 years, and in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas for over 85 years. Wintershall focuses on selected core regions where the company has built up a high level of regional and technological expertise. These are Europe, Russia, North Africa, South America, and increasingly the Middle East region. The company wants to expand its business further with exploration and production, selected partnerships, innovation and technological competence. Wintershall employs about 2,000 staff worldwide from 50 nations and is now Germany’s largest, internationally active crude oil and natural gas producer.

Wintershall. Shaping the future.

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