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Awarding of an honorary doctorate to Feike Sijbesma

On Friday 22 January 2021, the University of Groningen (UG) will award an honorary doctorate to Feike Sijbesma. The former CEO of DSM will be presented with his honorary doctorate by Rector Prof. Cisca Wijmenga during the special Nobel Prizewinners’ Ceremony as part of the Climate Adaptation Week Groningen (held between 19 and 25 January). The honorary supervisor of Sijbesma is Prof. Peter Verhoef, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business.

Sijbesma is being awarded the UG honorary doctorate as a result of his significant societal engagement as one of the ‘captains of industry’ in the Netherlands.

Feike Sijbesma
Feike Sijbesma

This academic event will be streamed live: please watch the live stream on 22 January. The link to the live stream will follow soon.

The award ceremony takes place on Friday 22 January from 12 noon to 1 pm

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