Rogier van Duin
Rogier van Duin finished his M.Sc. (Dutch Drs.) at the University of Utrecht, NL with specialization in Physical-Chemistry. He also holds a degree in Industrial Marketing. In 2008 he qualified as New Product Development Professional (NPDP) from the Product Development & Management Association (PDMA).
From 1989-1991 he worked for Philips in Product Development, where he was introduced to many Quality Tools such as Taguchi and FMEA. Since 1991 he started his International Career in Resins and Coatings. Through DSM-Resins (1991-1994, the Netherlands, Project Leader Miscibility of Polymers), ICI Packaging Coatings (1994-2001, Germany, Product Manager Advanced Technologies) and Valspar (2001-2004, Switzerland, Technical Director) he became Vice President Research & Technology in 2004 for Stahl, the Netherlands, responsible for the global Research & Development.
In 2007 he started DUVARO Consultancy to advice and guide in Business Solutions such as the Technical Aspects of Merger and Acquisitions, Innovation Management, New Business / Product Development and Taguchi experimental design. Rogier with the New Business Development Academy updated and teaches the Innovation Management course for NPDP certification. In 2008 he co-founded Diostyl Coatings, based in the Netherlands, with 4 toll-manufacturing sites and two laboratories for liquid and powder industrial coatings in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Spain. He invented an Ultra High Solids Industrial Coating (90+wt%), which was successfully launched in Europe.
In other words, a career based on a broad and specialised experience in paints & binders, chemistry, innovation and new product/business development.