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Management board

Profile, role & responsibilities

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

The Managing Board consists of Dimitri de Vreeze, CEO, and Ralf Schmeitz, CFO to ensure the highest standards of transparency and accountability, all members serve for a maximum of four years and require shareholders to approve each subsequent term.

Notwithstanding their collective responsibility for the management of the company, individual members are assigned specific tasks and responsibilities for particular businesses, functional areas and regions.

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