Yap Chie will join Avantium on 1 February 2023. She will become a member of the Avantium Management Team, and help further drive the commercialisation of Avantium’s renewable chemistry technologies including Ray Technology™ for the production of plantMEG™ and plantMPG™.
Yap Chie Cheung has held several senior positions in sales, market development and global business management at International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Cargill and DSM over a 25-year period. She currently holds the position of Global Business Unit Director at the Nourish Division of IFF. Before joining IFF in 2020, Yap Chie worked as Director Bioindustrial and Proteins Europe for Cargill. From 1998 to 2015, Yap Chie worked for DSM in several positions, including in the Bio-based Products & Services division.