18 Jan 2018
DSM appoints Wilfrid Gambade as President DSM Dyneema
Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, today announces that Wilfrid Gambade is appointed as President DSM Dyneema as of January 15 2018.
Wilfrid Gambade is an experienced senior leader who joined DSM in 2009 and was responsible for the Composite Resins business in Europe and then from 2011 moved into the role of President Composite Resins & Synres. For the past three years, he was very successful in turning around DSM’s Personal Care business and integrating DSM’s Aroma Ingredients business into a comprehensive Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients organization, which will allow synergies and is prepared for future growth.
Mr. Gambade, a French national, holds a BSc in Polymer Chemistry from ITECH, Lyon and brings nearly 25 years of international experience in general management and sales and marketing in the cosmetics and chemicals industries (such as textile and coatings).
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Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™ is DSM’s premium brand for Ultra High Molecular Weight PolyEthylene (UHMWPE) fiber, UD, flexible composite, tape and fabric. Dyneema® combines maximum strength with minimum weight. It is 15 times stronger than quality steel and 40% stronger than aramid fiber, both on weight for weight basis. Industries like law enforcement, defense, maritime, offshore, medical, sports & leisure, fishing, outdoor, automotive, renewable energy, and personal protective equipment rely on Dyneema® for its lightweight, protective and durable properties. Innovative applications with Dyneema® fibers and form factors are continuously evolving and expanding. Further information on Dyneema® is available at www.dyneema.com. Dyneema® and Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™ are trademarks of DSM. Use of these trademarks is prohibited unless strictly authorized.
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