Press release

DSM appoints Helen Mets as President of DSM Resins & Functional Materials

Sittard, NL, 26 Jul 2017 14:00 CEST

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, today announces that Helen Mets will join DSM as of 1 August 2017 in the role of President DSM Resins & Functional Materials.

Helen Mets is an experienced senior leader who, for the past four years, has led the Caterpillar Equipment and Mining dealerships as Senior Vice President and Member of the Executive Committee of the Dutch family company Pon. Prior to joining Pon, Helen built her career working for Avery Dennison, the global leader in pressure-sensitive adhesive materials. Within Avery, she held various leadership positions including global Vice President of Graphics & Reflective Films Division.

Helen, a British National, has a proven record of accomplishment in growing start-ups, business turnaround, and developing business in emerging countries.

As President DSM Resins & Functional Materials, Helen will succeed Patrick Niels, who is appointed to the position of President DSM Food Specialties.

For more information

André van der Elsen

Senior Communications Manager
+31 45 578 2421