Frank Kuijpers has over 30 years of international business experience in Engineering,
Licensing, Manufacturing, Business, and Strategy, having worked in a number of different
countries, including the Netherlands, United States of America, Belgium, and the Kingdom of
Saudi Arabia. Frank’s main motivation is to bring continuous improvement to organizations,
so as to enable agility to adapt for future needs, in order to meet company strategic
Frank has held senior executive positions since 2000 in research & development, strategy,
large capital project management, licensing and a business transformation process. In his
current role, working from the SABIC offices in the Netherlands, he manages global corporate
Before the acquisition by SABIC in 2002, Frank worked for Royal DSM NV for 15 years. He
started at the licensing subsidiary Stamicarbon, and gained his broad experience through
various positions in licensing, engineering, manufacturing, and business.
Frank took up the current position of General Manager Corporate Sustainability in March
Frank is a Dutch national, born in Beegden in 1963. He studied at the University of Eindhoven
from 1981 to 1987, receiving a Masters of Chemical Engineering, and completed his
executive training in INSEAD’s Advanced Management Program in Singapore, in 2012. He
is married, with two sons, and is located in the Netherlands.