Drs. Ad Krikke

Drs. Ad Krikke

Corporate ICT Security Officer
Expert areas: Accounting & Control (Auditing, Internal Control, Management ), Business & Society (Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility), Management & Organisation (Business Administration, Business Ethics, Information Management, IT Management, Leadership, Project Management, Risk Management, Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Development), Operations (Logistics Management, Operational Excellence, Supply Chain Management), Strategy & Innovation (Information Strategy, Product Innovation)


Ad Krikke started his career as a business consultant and project manager at Top 500 organizations in the Benelux. Connecting theme in his assignments was aligning business needs with IT technology. He was also the CIO of wholesaler and logistics firm Lekkerland. In this function he was responsible for restructuring the IT organization.


Since 2002 Ad Krikke works for Dutch based multi-national Royal DSM. After several years as a solution center and program manager of several large IT projects Ad moved to the internal audit organization of DSM. Six years in a lead auditors role allowed him to get a strong insight in the DSM business and risk management. Since the last 2 years  Ad is safeguarding the digital information of DSM at the CISO Office. Currently he is working on an updated ICT Security Strategy. Within the CISO-office Ad and his colleagues are implementing a risk based, multi-line of defense, IT Security approach. A behavior based IT security awareness program is part of this approach. Ad is Incident & Crisis management process owner and an experienced crisis manager within the DSM shared services group.  


DSM’s mission; “It’s our purpose is to create brighter lives for people today and generations to come”. We connect our unique competences in  Life Sciences and Materials Sciences to create solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance. DSM is global leader in nutritional ingredients for feed, food and personal care. We’re market leader in anti-infectives and a key pharma custom manufacturing player. DSM is Market leader in sustainable high performance materials. DSM is proud to be an strong innovator active in advanced biofuels, bio-based chemicals and biomedical materials performance.