Chief Executive Officer and Head of Business Center Turkey, Middle East and North Africa, BASF Türk


Volker Hammes is the head of Business Center Turkey, Middle East, and North Africa & CEO of BASF Türk. He has been holding this position since 2012.

Prior to his current position, Hammes served as Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Eastern Europe, Africa & West Asia, a role he had held between 2009 and 2011. During his 26 years in BASF, he actively took part in general management, sales, marketing and manufacturing operations in Europe and East Asia.

Volker Hammes holds a Master of Science degree with first-class honors in Mechanical Engineering/Plastics technology from Aachen University. He is married with two children.