WAALWIJK, The Netherlands – IGM Resins announced the appointment of Matthijs (Thijs) van der Heide as Chief Financial Officer. The appointment became effective Feb. 1, 2022. 

Van der Heide is succeeding Bart Oude Vrielink as CFO, who has been appointed Executive Vice President, Transformation Office, at IGM. Van der Heide will be a member of the IGM Resins Executive Leadership team, reporting to Wilfrid Gambade, CEO.

As CFO, van der Heide will be responsible for providing strong financial leadership to the company and for ensuring its financial integrity. In collaboration with Gambade (and the rest of the Executive Leadership team, he will be focused on delivering on the company’s Go Grow Green strategy.

“I am very pleased to welcome Thijs, our new CFO, to IGM and to the board. Thijs will be a critical player in our company, and I look forward to his contribution to deliver on our ambitious Go Grow Green Strategy,” said Gambade.

Van der Heide holds a Master of Science in Economics and Law, both from the University of Amsterdam. He joins IGM Resins from DSM where he held several financial and corporate development functions, including his most recent role as CFO of Avansya, a joint venture between DSM and Cargill. Prior to DSM, he worked in the international Food & Agri M&A team of Rabo Securities and at Van Lanschot, the eldest private bank in the Netherlands.

For additional information on IGM Resins, visit www.igmresins.com