In his new role, Wood succeeds Parand Salmassinia, who was appointed global vice president of commercial management and key accounts earlier in 2018. He will report to Gareth Barker, president of DSM Personal Care & Aroma Ingredients, and will be based in DSM’s North American headquarters in Parsippany, NJ.
Wood is joining DSM from Lonza, where he has held various roles since 2008. His most recent as associate director of sales saw him responsible for delivering high growth sales in the Hygiene & Preservation segment. Prior to this, he held various marketing, commercial, and management positions at BASF and Honeywell as well.