AkzoNobel appoints new Managing Director Surface Chemistry, Armstrong

AkzoNobel appoints new Managing Director for Surface Chemistry, Armstrong

7:49 AM, 23rd January 2013
AkzoNobel appoints new Managing Director for Surface Chemistry, Armstrong
Graeme Armstrong, Managing Director, Surface Chemistry, AkzoNobel

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS: AkzoNobel appointed Graeme Armstrong as Managing Director Surface Chemistry and Country Director for North America effective from 1 April 2013. Armstrong is currently Executive Committee member responsible for Research, Development, and Innovation (RD&I). He succeeds Bob Margevich, who has chosen to go into retirement.

“It was his clear wish to return to a business role, following a highly successful tenure as head of our RD&I activities. On behalf of myself and the Executive Committee, I would like to wish Graeme luck in his new position and thank Bob for his invaluable contributions to the company,” said Ton Buchner, CEO, AkzoNobel.

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