General Counsel, Secretary & President
DSM North America
Mr. Hugh C. Welsh is the President & General Counsel of DSM North America a global leader in health, nutrition and materials. DSM is traded on the Amsterdam stock exchange with 23,000 employees worldwide and $12 billion in annual sales, DSM develops, manufactures and sells nutritional and food ingredients, biomedical materials, specialty plastics and resins, fibers and renewable energy. Mr. Welsh currently serves on several DSM global and regional management teams and has direct responsibilities for legal, government affairs, corporate communications, other shared services, corporate partnerships and DSM’s sustainability, inclusion and diversity initiatives in the region North America. Hugh currently serves on the Board of Directors of Partners in Food Solutions, the US Chamber of Commerce Citizens Center, the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, Tri-State Diversity Council, Board of Governors of Union County College, and BIO. He previously served on the board of Patheon and the American Chemistry Council.