SOURCE: DSM N.V.

September 28, 2007 02:21 ET

DSM Management appointments

HEERLEN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - September 28, 2007) -


Royal DSM N.V. announces the following management appointments.

Dries Ausems (1950), at present Director Investor Relations, will be appointed Spend Area Director Petchem and Energy with DSM Sourcing, as per 1 January 2008.

As per the same date Hans Vossen (1963) at present Director Corporate Strategy and Planning, will succeed Dries Ausems. Hans will be reporting to Rolf-Dieter Schwalb, member of the Managing Board of DSM.

DSM

DSM creates innovative products and services in life sciences and materials sciences, contributing to the quality of life. DSM's products and services are used globally in a wide range of markets and applications, supporting a healthier, more sustainable and enjoyable way of living. End markets include human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, coatings and paint, electrics & electronics, life protection and housing. The company strategy, Vision 2010 - Building on Strengths, focuses on accelerating profitable and innovative growth of the company's specialties portfolio. The key drivers of this strategy are market-driven growth and innovation, an increased presence in emerging economies and operational excellence. DSM has annual sales of almost EUR 9 billion and employs some 22,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands, with locations in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa and Australia. More information on DSM can be found at www.dsm.com.

For more information:
DSM Corporate Communications       DSM Investor Relations
Elvira Luykx                       Dries Ausems
tel. +31 (0) 45 5782035            tel. +31 (0) 45 5782864
fax  +31 (0) 45 5740680            fax  +31 (0) 45 5782595
e-mail media.relations@dsm.com     e-mail investor.relations@dsm.com

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