Fatigue forces AkzoNobel CEO Ton Buchner to step down temporarily

18 September 2012 09:49  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--AkzoNobel CEO Ton Buchner is taking a temporary leave of absence because of a medical condition, the company said on Tuesday.

Buchner has been diagnosed with temporary fatigue, and his recovery is expected to allow him to return to work in the first half of October.

The Netherlands-headquartered coatings and specialty chemicals group said CFO Keith Nichols would lead the company until Buchner’s return.

By: Nigel Davis
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