DSM

DSM
DSM is a Dutch-based multinational in life sciences and materials sciences. DSM's global end markets include food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM has annual net sales of around 9 billion Euro and employs some 23,500 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in the Netherlands, with locations on five continents. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext.

 Laurent Lefort
Laurent Lefort studied and did his PhD at the Université Henri Poincaré in Nance, France. In 1996 he started his Post-doc at the University of Rochester at Prof. W.D. Jone's group and in 1998 his second Post-doc at CPE Lyon in Prof. J.M. Basset's group. Currently he is working as a Senior Scientist at DSM Innovative Synthesis. He focuses on the development of new catalytic technologies for the production of pharmaceutical products.