February 15, 2010 02:23 ET

DSM announces management changes

HEERLEN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - February 15, 2010) -

Royal DSM N.V., the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company headquartered in the Netherlands, today announces the following management changes:

Mr. Mauricio Adade, at present President, Human Nutrition & Health (HNH) of DSM Nutritional Products, has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) as per 1 May 2010. In this position he will report to Stephan Tanda, Member of the DSM Managing Board.

Mauricio Adade, a Brazilian national, began his career with Roche in 1988 and has held positions in Marketing in Sao Paulo, Mexico and Singapore before moving to Switzerland. He has recently been the Head of Global Marketing for DNP and in 2006 became the Business Group Director Human Nutrition and Health.

Mr. Rick Greubel, at present Group Vice President and International President Tyson Foods, Inc. will succeed Mauricio Adade as President HNH of DSM Nutritional Products as per 1 May 2010. He will report to Mr. Leendert Staal, President and CEO of DSM Nutritional Products.

Rick Greubel, an American national, is highly experienced in the food industry, through his latest position and has built a long standing career in general management and marketing positions with his previous employer Monsanto all over the world. His track record in the food industry, building large businesses and realizing significant growth in emerging markets gives him an excellent starting position to positively impact DSM Nutritional Products.

DSM - the Life Sciences and Materials Sciences Company

Royal DSM N.V. creates innovative products and services in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences that contribute 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 more enjoyable way of life. End markets include human and animal nutrition and health, personal care, pharmaceuticals, automotive, coatings and paint, electrical and electronics, life protection and housing. DSM has annual net sales of EUR 9.3 billion and employs some 23,500 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands, with locations on five continents. DSM is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information:

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