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Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, announced that Frédéric Boned has been appointed EMEA Vice President (VP) of its Human Nutrition & Health business as of 1 January 2018.

Frédéric Boned, a Swiss and French national, has worked at DSM since 2012 and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise from a diverse working background. Before starting his career, he completed a chemical engineering degree at the Engineering School in Geneva and also achieved an EMBA at the Business School of Lausanne. Frédéric first joined DSM in 2012, holding a variety of senior roles in DSM Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients business including Director of Personal Care EMEA, Senior Director of Global Marketing & Innovation and VP Global Sales Personal Care. Prior to DSM, Frédéric worked in the Flavor & Fragrance industries, holding several sales and marketing positions for over ten years at Givaudan.

In his new role, Frédéric succeeds Dr. Gareth Barker, who has been appointed President DSM Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients. As well as bringing fresh insights and his own vision for the Human Nutrition & Health business, Frédéric will be responsible for providing strategic direction to help further accelerate DSM’s development. He will be reporting to Jeremy Xu, Global President Human Nutrition & Health.

Speaking of the new team appointment, Jeremy Xu comments: “Frédéric has broad experience and outstanding knowledge of DSM. His proven track record in building strategic partnerships and achieving growth will no doubt help drive the Human Health & Nutrition business forward as he has done also in his previous roles within DSM.”