Managing Board

The DSM Managing Board (from left to right): Dimitri de Vreeze, Geraldine Matchett (CFO) and Feike Sijbesma (CEO/Chairman).

The DSM Managing Board is responsible for the company's strategy, portfolio policy, the deployment of human and capital resources, the company’s risk management system and the company's financial performance.

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Message from our CEO

We are delighted to report again an excellent year, as we significantly exceeded our Strategy 2018 targets for EBITDA, ROCE and organic sales growth. Our focus on driving above market growth while relentlessly pursuing efficiency initiatives and maintaining capital discipline continues to produce very good results in both Nutrition and Materials. Our success comes from the ability to deliver sustainable, innovative solutions to meet our customers’ demand and help them to address end-market needs.

Read Feike Sijbesma's letter

Executive Committee

The members of the Executive Committee are the Managing Board members as well as four senior managers appointed by the Chairman of the Managing Board after consultation with the Supervisory Board. The Executive Committee focuses on topics such as the overall strategy and direction, review of business results, functional and regional strategies, budget setting, and people and organization.

The members of the Executive Committee (from left to right): Philip Eykerman (Strategy and M&A), Judith Wiese (People & Organization), Chris Goppelsroeder (Nutritional Products), Feike Sijbesma (CEO/Chairman), Geraldine Matchett (CFO), Dimitri de Vreeze (Materials) and Rob van Leen (R&D and Innovation).

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board supervises the policy pursued by the Managing Board, the Managing Board's performance of its managerial duties and the company's general course of affairs, taking account of the interests of all the company's stakeholders.

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Report by the Supervisory Board

Our focus during 2016 had been on delivery, and we fully maintained this in 2017, with positive results on many fronts.

Rob Routs, Chairman Supervisory Board

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Remuneration policy for the Managing Board

The objective of DSM’s remuneration policy is to attract, reward, motivate, incentivize and retain qualified and expert individuals that the company needs in order to achieve its strategic and operational objectives, while acknowledging the societal context around remuneration and recognizing the interests of DSM's stakeholders.

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