Wolfgang Heinz Büchele is a German businessperson who has been the head of 12 different companies. Presently, he occupies the position of Chairman-Supervisory Board for EPOTECH AG, Chairman at Ost-Ausschuss Der Deutschen Wirtschaft, Chairman-Supervisory Board for Merck KGaA, Member-Partners Board at E. Merck KG (a subsidiary of Merck KGaA), Chief Executive Officer of Exyte AG and Co-Managing Director at Büchele Zweite Verwaltungs GmbH. He is also on the board of Kemira Oyj (former Chief Executive Officer & Director), Kemianteollisuus ry and KMW + NEXTER Defense Systems NV and Member-Partners Board at E. Merck KG, Member of Rotary International Distrikt 1860, Partner at Wegmann Unternehmens-Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Council Member at Technische Universität München, Member of Alumni der Studienstiftung eV and Member of Baden Badener Unternehmergespräche.
He previously was Chairman-Supervisory Board of Gelita AG, President-Fine Chemicals Division at BASF SE, Chairman-Supervisory Board of BASF Drucksysteme GmbH, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Linde GmbH, Chief Executive Officer & Director at BorsodChem Zrt., Chief Executive Officer at M+W Group GmbH and Managing Director at First Chemical Holding Vagyonkezelo Kft.
Dr. Büchele received a doctorate and an undergraduate degree from Universität Ulm.