Olivier has built 20 years experience in international business, holding regional and global positions in business leadership, marketing, sales, innovation and product management.
Before joining Innovarte, he served as global business director at DSM, a Dutch multinational company, in charge of the High Protective Textiles business for DSM Dyneema division, from 2013 to 2016.
He started his career in the fibre division of Rhodia, now Solvay, where he held various regional and global management positions in R&D, sales & marketing and business development.
Olivier has 16 years global experience and 11 years business experience in Asia, including China, and has lived in Hong Kong and Singapore. He has acquired a broad range of expertise across various industries such as industrial technologies, technical and consumer textiles, specialty chemicals (materials and food ingredients), Personal Protective Equipment and biomedical.
For the last 15 years, Olivier’s passion was about shaping, transforming, growing business by bringing innovative solutions in partnership with key market leaders. He is fulfilling his passion as Angel Investor with Business Angel Network South East Asia and mentoring start-ups within the para-governmental program ACE in Singapore.
Olivier has received awards for leading outstanding programmes in marketing excellence and innovation. In 2013, he received DSM award for breakthrough technology and in 2015 for marketing and sales excellence for an original approach for product launch and business results.
Key specialities include strategy setting and execution, setting and leading global team, global business development, business transformation and innovation, branding and licensing, multi-year partnership set up with multinational account.
He graduated from ENSAIT with a MSc in Textile and Polymer Science Engineering and holds business certifications from INSEAD and IMD.