Function: Board Member
Joachim studied Business Economy at the University of Mannheim, Germany. He has worked for BASF SE for 29 years in different application areas. Between 1984 and 1996 he was in varying global marketing responsibilities within BASF’s Intermediate Division.
In 1996 he moved to BASF's European sales organisation for intermediate products, inorganics and oxygenated solvents. Between 1999 and until the end of 2005 he headed a marketing team for Specialty Solvents, Alcohols and Aldehydes.
At the beginning of 2006 he returned to sales, heading the European sales organisation for oxygenated solvents up until June 2007, then moving to plasticisers as head of sales for Europe.
Since August 2012 he has been the head of association affairs, industrial petrochemicals, Europe.
Joachim Tremmel is a member of the European Council of Plasticisers and Intermediates (ECPI) and the VinylPlus initiative. He is also a Board Member of AGPU, (Arbeitsgemeinschaft PVC und Umwelt). Within the European Solvents Industry Group (ESIG) he is chairman of the Oxygenated Solvents Producers Association (OSPA).