Information as a Strategic Resource - Interview with Stefan Schnell - Head of Corporate Controlling BASF Gruppe

Controller Magazin - Archive

Authors: Prof. Dr. Andreas Seufert, Stefan Schnell; Controller Magazin September/October 2017

Prof. Dr. Andreas Seufert, Head of the ICV Expert Work Group BI / Big Data and Controlling and, as such, the initiator and driver of the ICV Digitalization Offensive, interviews Stefan Schnell, Head of Corporate Controlling at BASF Group, on the following topics:

  • Short portrait Stefan Schnell
  • Business and business models of the BASF Group
  • The controller, the controlling and the tasks of controlling at BASF
  • Challenges for controlling, especially with regard to digitalization and digital transformation
  • Handling information, data, analysis and methodology
  • Understanding the transformation of business through digitalization
  • Requirements for the competencies of a modern controller
  • "Strategy Controlling 2025" (strategy, role model, target)
  • External engagement to reach a broad position in digitalization