Dimitri de Vreeze

Co-CEO & Member of the Managing Board

Dimitri de Vreeze

Joined Board September 2013, appointed Co-CEO February 2020

Dimitri de Vreeze is Co-Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Managing Board of Royal DSM. He was appointed as Co-CEO on 15 February 2020 and joined DSM’s Managing Board in 2013. His current term will end in 2025.

Dimitri joined DSM in 1990 in Finance in DSM Fine Chemicals. After several positions in Finance, he moved to the area of sales management and took on increasingly bigger roles, including that of Global Business Manager Sizing & Binders based in Italy. In 2002 he became Business Director Composite Resins Europe, based in Switzerland and built his career further in the DSM Resins & Functional Materials business group. Dimitri was Business Unit Director Coating Resins between 2005 and 2007 and Business Unit Director NeoResins between 2007 and 2010. In 2010, he became Business Group Director DSM Resins, building a strong team and delivering excellent performance in this business group.

Current positions

  • Chairman Supervisory Board DSM Netherlands
  • Member Executive Committee and Board member of CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council) and Chair Sustainability Advisory Forum
  • Board member 'Fonds voor de topsport' (NOC*NSF; Dutch Olympic Committee Fund for top sport)
  • Member Supervisory Board Sanquin
  • Chairman Young Captain Foundation

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