DSM’s Personal Care business unit, one of the industry’s leading suppliers of ingredients and innovative solutions for beauty care products, today announces that Frédéric Boned has been appointed VP Global Sales Personal Care as of October 1, 2016.
Mr. Boned will be responsible for sales management of the Personal Care business, including global commercial management of the group, distributor relationships, key account management, sales forecasting and various other functions key to achieving highly ambitious growth targets defined in DSM’s corporate strategy “Driving Profitable Growth”. In this role, he will continue reporting to Wilfrid Gambade, President Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients, and will be a member of the Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients Management Team.
Frédéric, a Swiss and French national, holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Engineering School in Geneva and completed an EMBA at the Business School of Lausanne. Before joining DSM, he worked at Givaudan for over ten years in various Sales and Marketing roles.
Frédéric has significant experience and expertise in developing and implementing marketing strategies as well as managing customer accounts. He joined DSM’s Personal Care business in October 2012 as Head of Marketing EMEA and was soon after appointed Regional Head of Personal Care EMEA, where he re-shaped the organization and was able to turn around business performance. In September 2014 he was appointed Senior Director Global Marketing and Innovation and commissioned with leading implementation of the Personal Care strategy and its product portfolio transformation.
Speaking of the new team appointment Wilfrid Gambade comments: “At DSM Personal Care our ambition is to become our customers’ go-to partner for a broad range of services covering consumer and marketing insights, regulatory support and a global supply system, as well as our high-value core portfolio. With his broad experience and outstanding knowledge of the business, Frédéric is perfectly placed to help us achieve this ambition. His previous sales experience is an added bonus which will further strengthen our position. We are delighted to have Frédéric leading our sales team and wish him all the best in his new role.”