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Feike Sijbesma

Chairman and CEO, Royal DSM


CEO/Chairman Managing Board Royal DSM (since 2007).
Studies: Medical Biology (University of Utrecht) & Business Administration (Erasmus University Rotterdam).
In 1987, Feike joined Gist-brocades as Manager Strategy & Business Development of the Industrial Pharmaceutical Products Division and followed by Marketing & Sales Director in 1990. In 1993 he became BU Director Savoury Ingredients. In 1995, Feike was appointed as Director of the Food Specialties Division and joined Gist-brocades’ Executive Committee. After the acquisition by DSM in 1998 he became Director of DSM Food Specialties. In 2000 Feike joined DSM’s Managing Board of Directors and in 2007 he became CEO.
Feike Sijbesma is member of the Supervisory Board of the Dutch Central Bank.
Feike has an honory doctorate for his contribution to a more sustainability from the University of Maastricht. Feike also became Humanitarian of the Year 2010 from the United Nations Association of New Y