Key facts & figures

Royal DSM is a global purpose-led, science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. With its products and solutions DSM addresses some of the world’s biggest challenges whilst creating simultaneously economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders; customers, employees, shareholders, and society-at-large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

A broad, global nutrition business and a focused, high-quality, specialty materials portfolio

~€10b
Sales per year

~70%
In nutrition

~20%
Sales from innovation

~23,000
Employees

Nutrition

We provide nutritional solutions for animal health and human well-being, serving the global feed, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, infant nutrition, dietary supplements and personal care industries.

Animal Nutrition & Health

2019
Sales: ↑€2,892 (2018: €2,749)
Organic Growth: ↑4%
Volume Growth: ↑2%
Price Growth: ↑2%

Human Nutrition

2019
Sales: ↑€2,046 (2018: €1,989)
Organic Growth: ↓1%
Volume Growth: ↑2%
Price Growth: ↓3%

Food Specialties

2019
Sales: ↑€572 (2018: €490)
Sales: ↑17%
Organic Growth: ↑4

Personal Care

2019
Sales: ↑€425 (2018: €382)
Sales: ↑11%
Organic Growth: ↑9%

Sales1
€6,028m

Adjusted EBITDA1
€1,250M

Adjusted EBITDA Margin1
20.7%

1) Underlying business, net of temporary vitamin effect

Materials

Advanced and high-performance materials for the electrical & electronics, automotive, packaging, consumer goods, life protection, transportation and telecom industries.

DSM Engineering Materials

2019
Sales: ↓€1,406 (2018: €1,516)
Organic Growth: ↓10%

DSM Protective Materials

2019
Sales: ↓€338 (2018: €344)
Organic Growth: ↓4%

DSM Resins

2019
Sales: ↓€1,002 (2018: €1,053)
Organic Growth: ↓6%

Sales
€2,746M

Adjusted EBITDA
€509M

Adjusted EBITDA Margin
18.5%

People performance 2019

Planet performance 2019

Profit performance 2019

Latest financial & regulatory news

Managing Board

Geraldine Matchett, Co-CEO

Geraldine Matchett is Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Managing Board. She was appointed as Co-CEO on 15 February 2020 and joined DSM’s Managing Board in 2014. Her current term will end in 2022.

Dimitri de Vreeze, Co-CEO

Dimitri de Vreeze is Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Managing Board. He was appointed as Co-CEO on 15 February 2020 and joined DSM’s Managing Board in 2013. His current term will end in 2021.

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