Company Information from ICIS

AkzoNobel supplies a range of decorative paints, performance coatings and speciality chemicals. ICI’s specialty polymer and regional and industrial activities have become part of specialty chemicals, its packaging coatings operation is under the performance coatings, and its decorative activities is part of the decorative paints unit.

AkzoNobel states that it has made “significant progress” in transforming the company strategically, operationally and culturally. Its coatings and chemicals businesses are focusing on growth in the emerging markets of Asia, Eastern and Central Europe, and South and Central America through development and acquisitions.

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Key Personnel

Chief executive officer: Hans Wijers (leaves 2012)
Chief executive officer: Ton Büchner (takes over as CEO in 2012)
Chief financial officer: Keith Nichols

Business Unit

Managing director (decorative paints, Europe): Richard Stuckes
Managing director (decorative paints, China and north Asia): Lin Liangqi
Managing director (surface chemistry): Bob Margevich


AkzoNobel NV
Strawinskylaan 2555
1077 ZZ Amsterdam
Postbus 75730
1070 AS Amsterdam

Tel: +31 20 502 7555
Fax: +31 20 502 7666
Email: info@akzonobel.com

Website: www.akzonobel.com 

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