Royal DSM N.V. has announced two management appointments.
Jos Goessens (1951), currently Business Group Director DSM Engineering Plastics, has been appointed Director Strategic Projects, reporting to the Managing Board. Goessens will be leading a project on Functional Excellence and Synergy resulting from the acceleration of the DSM strategy Vision 2010 as announced in September last year. This project will focus on governance and efficiency of Corporate Staff and Service Groups. He will start as from 1 May 2008, alongside his current role.
Roelof Westerbeek (1963) has been appointed Business Group Director DSM Engineering Plastics with effect from 1 October 2008. Currently, he is Business Unit Director Asia Pacific at DSM Engineering Plastics. Prior to that, he held various management positions within this business group. In his new role he will succeed Jos Goessens.