AkzoNobel appoints new CEO, Ton Buchner

AkzoNobel appoints new CEO, Ton Buchner

11:54 AM, 24th April 2012
AkzoNobel appoints new CEO, Ton Buchner
Ton Buchner, CEO, AkzoNobel.

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: Ton Buchner was appointed as member of the Board of Management of AkzoNobel and CEO by the Supervisory Board. At the same time, Hans Wijers stepped down from his position as CEO and member of the Board of Management. Keith Nichols was reappointed to the Board of Management for another four-year term, and Leif Darner was reappointed for a two-year term. Rob Frohn stepped down from the Board of Management effective from 1 May 2012.

Dolf van den Brink and Peter Ellwood were reappointed to the Supervisory Board for further four-year terms. In addition, Sari Baldauf and Ben Verwaayen were appointed to the Supervisory Board for four-year terms. Virginia Bottomley stepped down as member of the Supervisory Board, having reached the maximum 12-year tenure.

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