The company has appointed Rishabh Pande as its new senior director of global marketing and innovation, and Isabelle Renault as regional head for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Both appointments are to the company’s personal care and aroma division.
DSM’s personal care and aromas division emphasizes premium value-adding products such as peptides, natural bio-actives, UV filters and vitamins, the company says, and is complemented by a range of services in the areas of quality assurance, technical support and regulatory. It focuses on skin care, hair care and sun care.
The two new members of the management eam bring key experience to the roles, according to the company.
Profile: Rishabh Pande
Pande, an Indian national, is an Economics graduate with an MBA from Mumbai University, according to DSM.
He has over 16 years of experience across sales, business development, key account and regional management, having worked in the specialty chemicals, fragrance & flavors and FMCG industries.
He joined DSM in 2012 as Regional Director Personal Care Asia Pacific (APAC), where he was, according to the company, critical in building a high-performance team and superior relationship with our key customers in APAC, enabling above-market performance.
Profile: Isabelle Renault
Renault will be based in Kaiseraugst, Switzerland. A French national, Renault started her career at CIBA GEIGY where she held different technical and commercial roles such as Regional and Global Key Account Manager Personal Care.
She then became Technical and Commercial Director Europe & Africa Textile Division at Huntsman before becoming Global Marketing and Sales Director at Marc Rozier. Isabelle therefore brings to DSM strong sales, marketing and management experience combined with a deep knowledge of the personal care industry.