Frans Vlaar (57) will take over the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Industry Business Unit within the DMK Group on 01.08.2022. The Dutchman succeeds Alexander Godow, who left the company last year for a career change at his own request.
Vlaar joins from Centrient Pharmaceuticals, a Netherlands-based global business-to-business leader in sustainable generic pharmaceuticals. There he was most recently responsible as Chief Commercial Officer and a member of the Executive Leadership Team. He holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering, is considered an experienced manager and brings many years of expertise in general management, strategy, commercial excellence and innovation management.