AkzoNobel CEO Ton Buchner to return to work around year-end

17 October 2012 11:48  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--AkzoNobel’s supervisory board on Wednesday announced that CEO Ton Buchner is expected to fully recover from fatigue and will return to work at some time around year-end.

On 18 September, the Netherlands-headquartered coatings and specialty chemicals group said Buchner was taking a temporary leave of absence because of the medical condition.

AkzoNobel’s CFO Keith Nichols will continue to lead the company until Buchner returns, the company added.

By: Franco Capaldo
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