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DSM welcomes Bert Bakker as new President DSM Composite Resins

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14 Jan 2014

DSM announces that Bert Bakker is appointed as President of DSM Composite Resins starting February 1, 2014. Bert will succeed Wilfrid Gambade, who will be appointed Senior Vice President DSM Nutritional Products.

Bert has a background in chemical engineering and business administration and has nearly 20 years of international experience in General Management and Sales & Marketing. He started his career in 1995 at Astra Zeneca, and joined Hercules Resins in 1997. As of 1999 he has been working with DSM in various business units: 3 years with DSM Desotech, 4 years with DSM Composite Resins and 6.5 years with DSM Coating Resins, where he has been leading the “Powder, Can & Coil” unit of DSM Coating Resins. In his new position, Bert will be based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.