AkzoNobel appoints Andersen as member supervisory board

AkzoNobel appoints Andersen as member of supervisory board

4:40 AM, 27th April 2018
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AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS: AkzoNobel NV has appointed Nils Andersen as a new member of the supervisory board and subsequently appointed chairman by the board.

Nils Andersen will succeed Antony Burgmans, who was the previous chairman and served three terms as a member of the supervisory board. Louis Hughes has also stepped down after serving three terms.

Nils Andersen is a non-executive director at BP plc and Unilever, where he serves on the audit committees of both companies. Nils was group chief executive (CEO) of AP Moller – Maersk from 2007 until 2016 and had previously been president and CEO of Carlsberg and Carlsberg Breweries.

"We are very pleased with the appointment of Nils Andersen. He has a wealth of relevant experience gained during an extensive international career in the consumer goods, energy, and shipping industries. Nils will bring this broad business insight to the supervisory board. We wish him every success in his new role," said Byron Grote, deputy chairman of the supervisory board.

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