DSM appoints new executive vp corporate strategy & acquisitions


Philip Eykerman, currently partner at McKinsey & Company’s Brussels office, is to join DSM as executive vp corporate strategy & acquisitions, reporting to Feike Sijbesma, ceo and chairman of the managing board of DSM.

Eykerman will succeed Hein Schreuder who will retire from the company on at the end of December after 20 years at DSM. DSM says Hein has played a key role in the transformation of the company as well as in the acquisitions and divestments of the company over the last 15 years.

With a track record of strategy development and M&A strategy and integration, DSM says Eykerman is well positioned to lead the company’s corporate strategy and acquisition department and drive the development of its strategic growth agenda.