Company Information from ICIS

DSM is active in nutritional and pharma ingredients, performance materials and industrial chemicals. Its products are used in a wide range of end-markets and applications. DSM's activities are grouped into four clusters: Nutrition, Pharma, Performance Materials and Industrial Chemicals.

DSM's new strategy will focus on accelerated growth and expansion of the specialty content of its portfolio, accelerated innovation, and expansion in emerging economies. The overall objective of the strategy is “strong value creation” by market-driven growth and innovation, increased presence in emerging economies and operational excellence. 

DSM intends to grow its sales in four emerging business areas; personalised nutrition, specialty packaging, biomedical materials and white/industrial biotechnology. It also intends to further grow the specialty content of its portfolio.

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Key Personnel

Chairman: Feike Sijbesma
Member: Nico Gerardu
Member: Stephan Tanda
Member and CFO: Rolf-Dieter Schwalb
Member: Margo Vliegenthart
Chief innovation officer: Rob van Leen
Chief purchasing officer: Tim Tolhurst
Corporate secretary: Femke Weijtens


PO Box 6500
6401 JH Heelen
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 45 578 2422
Fax: +31 45 574 0608

Website: www.dsm.com 

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