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Chief Commercial Officer API

After graduating as a chemical engineer from Delft University of Technology, Frans joined DSM in 1990, and went on to join DSM Anti-Infectives as a business director in 1997. He was subsequently appointed Business Unit Director Europe/America at DSP, and also oversaw the newly established ‘New Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients’ unit leading the development of new molecules.

From here, Frans was appointed Global Product Owner Penicillins, SSCs, Nystatin at DSP, and subsequently Vice President for Europe, America, Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific, before being appointed Chief Commercial Officer API at Centrient Pharmaceuticals in 2019. He combines his current role with his position on the Board of Directors.

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