Robert John Routs is a Netherlands; Dutch businessperson who has been at the head of 6 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Chairman of DSM NV and Chairman-Supervisory Board of Koninklijke DSM NV. Dr. Routs is also on the board of 8 other companies.
In the past Dr. Routs was Chairman-Supervisory Board for AEGON NV and Executive Director-US Downstream Operations at Royal Dutch Shell Plc Chairman of Shell Canada Ltd. President & Chief Executive Officer at Equilon Enterprises LLC and President for Shell Oil Products Co. LLC (which are all subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell Plc).
Dr. Routs received an undergraduate degree and a doctorate from Technische Universiteit Eindhoven and an MBA from Harvard University.