DSM Engineering Plastics Announces Leadership Change
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announced Roeland Polet has been named Business Group Director DSM Engineering Plastics, succeeding Roelof Westerbeek.
Roeland Polet joins DSM from the Valspar Company, where he most recently was Senior Vice President Global Industrial and Corporate Development, based in Minneapolis (United States) and Shanghai (China). In his years at Valspar, Roeland has led the Global Industrial Coatings division and has been a member of the company´s Operating Committee. Roeland´s experience spans across DSM business areas, including positions as General Manager in Ticona/Celanese, as well as 10 years of previous experience in DSM Engineering Plastics in the areas of R&D and Marketing.
The handover between Westerbeek and Polet will commence on 3 July 2015. After the handover is complete during Q3 2015, Westerbeek will be engaged in various to be defined projects in DSM until 1 July 2016 when he will leave DSM. He remains based in Singapore.
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