DSM N.V.
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February 14, 2012 06:22 ET

DSM appoints new General Counsel

HEERLEN, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) -

Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announces the following:

Cees Los, (1956), will join DSM as General Counsel and Director Legal Affairs as of April 15, reporting to Feike Sijbesma, CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board of DSM.

Cees Los will succeed Pieter de Haan, currently DSM General Counsel and Director Legal Affairs. Pieter will step down from his position due to health reasons.

Cees, a Dutch national, has a broad international experience in Legal Affairs and has worked with several large, multinational companies, including Shell. Most recently he was General Counsel with LyondellBasell Industries. With his vast experience as General Counsel and track record in Legal Affairs, Cees is well positioned to lead DSM's Legal Affairs department and further drive DSM's business.


DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM N.V. is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM's 22,000 employees deliver annual net sales of about EUR 9 billion. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext. More information can be found atwww.dsm.com


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