The Netherlands-based company DSM has announced that Olivier Janin is joining the company as its Vice President of Marketing and Sales DSM Dyneema as of 1st September 2017. He will become a member of the Strategic Leadership Team of DSM Dyneema and will report directly to Golnar Motahari Pour, President DSM Dyneema.
DSM Dyneema is the inventor and manufacturer of Ultra High Molecular Weight PolyEthylene (UHMWPE) fibre branded as Dyneema, the world’s strongest fibre, which is an important component in ropes, cables and nets in the fishing, shipping and offshore industries.
Mr Janin has broad global experience in sales and marketing and P&L positions in the material science sector. Most recently he served as executive director of chemical sales in Europe for Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corp. Prior to joining SABIC in 2007 he worked for GE Plastics and Imperial Chemical Industries plc in international positions with increasing levels of responsibility.
Mr Janin has more than 20 years’ experience managing innovation strategies and product portfolio lifecycles. He graduated with degrees in business administration and industrial marketing from the University of Exeter in the UK and from Paris-Sud University in France.
“We are delighted to bring onboard someone with Olivier’s experience and proven record of performance,” said Golnar Motahari Pour.
“Adding him to the executive leadership team will further strengthen DSM Dyneema’s already impressive sales and marketing organisation.”