2018 AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner

Please Save the Date
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
New York City
Global Leadership Award Dinner

~ Honoring ~

Dr. Kurt Bock

Chairman of the Board of
Executive Directors of BASF SE

About This Year’s GLAD Event

This year marks AICGS’ 35th anniversary. We are proud that our organization has been a part of the German-American partnership, and has played a vital role in translating to our constituents the importance of the transatlantic relationship for both countries. Our success would not be possible without our dedicated supporters. As we move forward this year, we invite you to join us in our goal of Building a Smarter Partnership as we focus on the most pressing issues at stake for Germany and the United States. This year’s awardee, Kurt Bock, represents a company that has supported AICGS since 1986. We are proud to honor this man and the company he represents.

About Kurt Bock

Kurt Bock has been Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE since May 2011. He started his career with BASF in 1985 in finance. From 1992 until 1998, Bock held several management positions in Germany and Brazil for the automotive supplier and electronics company Robert Bosch. He returned to BASF in 1998 and held various management functions in finance, logistics and IT. Bock was named to the Board of BASF in 2003. He was Chief Financial Officer of BASF SE and, as of 2007, in addition Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BASF Corporation, based in the United States. Since 2016 he has been President of the German Chemical Industry Association.

Kurt Bock was born in Germany in 1958. He studied Business Administration at the Universities of Münster and Cologne as well as at Pennsylvania State University, United States. In 1985, he earned his doctorate (PhD) in Economics from the University of Bonn. Kurt Bock is married and has three children.

About BASF

BASF SE is a European chemical company. The companies’ portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and agricultural solutions to oil and gas. BASF has subsidiaries in more than 80 countries and supplies products to numerous customers in nearly every part of the world.

The company operates six integrated Verbund sites and 352 additional production sites worldwide. In 2016, BASF posted sales of about €58 billion and had approximately 114,000 employees.

The company combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through research and innovation, it supports its customers in meeting the current and future needs of society. BASF has summed up this contribution in its corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.

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Tickets and Pricing:
Global Leaders Sponsor ($50,000)

1 premier dinner table for 10, exclusive seating area

Executive Leaders Sponsor ($35,000)

1 prominent dinner table for 10, preferred seating area

Corporate Leaders Sponsor ($25,000)

1 dinner table for 10, main seating area

Business Sponsor ($15,000)

5 dinner seats

Associates Sponsor ($10,000)

2 dinner seats

Individual Sponsor ($1,500)

1 dinner seat

Contact Info:

Lynn Van Norstrand, Vice President, Finance, Development & Administration
Phone: +1 410.202.2178
Email: lvn@aicgs.org

October 30, 2018

Cipriani 25 Broadway
25 Broadway, New York, NY 10004, USA