Revolutionise Manufacturing with Bastiaan van Wieringen: A Journey into Innovation

March 26, 2024

Are you an executive ready to delve into the realm of manufacturing excellence with Bastiaan van Wieringen, Head of Manufacturing Savoury and Plant-based at DSM-Firmenich? On the 12th of March, Bastiaan will guide you through his dynamic strategies, unveiling his Four-Pronged Safety Approach to resolve common issues within manufacturing with a focus on work processes and protocols, leadership, culture within the facility and equipment.

  • Small-scale peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule

Bastiaan van Wieringen, DSM-firmenich

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Bastiaan van Wieringen

Head of Manufacturing Savoury and Plant Based



Safety in production facilities is a headache-producing subject in many companies. Whether it is badly defined KPI’s, a bad safety culture among workers, pressure on local managers to ignore company-wide safety policies or something else entirely, almost every company struggles with some sort of problem surrounding safety. Bastiaan's Four-Pronged Safety Approach emphasizes the paramount importance of safety and performance in manufacturing. Witness how safety is not merely a priority but forms the very foundation of their unparalleled success. This strategy revitalised the facility turning it into a vibrant center for collaboration and continual learning.

During the presentation, Bastiaan will guide you through his transformative journey, addressing challenges, initiating a cultural shift in safety, and implementing a visionary 10-year plan. This sets the stage for an engaging table discussion where you can actively participate and connect with Bastiaan and fellow participants. Following the session, enjoy coffee, tea, and networking.


Location: Restaurant Bij Robbert, Kerkstraat 118, 2411 AG Bodegraven

17:30 | Start program (including presentation, discussion and a 3-course dinner)
20:30 | End of formal program, opportunity for informal networking


Director Supply Chain

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  • Participants have to meet the previously described target audience.
  • If applicable, our partners will be presented with every application.
  • During all our sessions, the Chatham House Rule applies. This means that the participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed. This means that no report, no photos and no recordings are made of the meeting. The presentation will also not be distributed to the participants afterwards.

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