Akzo Nobel N.V. has appointed new CEO Thierry Vanlancker as a member of the Board of Management. Vanlancker was already appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) by the Supervisory Board on July 19. He succeeded Ton Büchner who left AkzoNobel in July this year.
Before taking up the role of CEO, Thierry was head of Specialty Chemicals at AkzoNobel, having joined the company in 2016. Prior to joining AkzoNobel he was President Fluoroproducts for Chemours, the spin-off company of DuPont’s chemical businesses formed in 2015.
Mr. Thierry Vanlancker served as the President of Chemical Solutions at The Chemours Company. He served as the President of Chemicals & Fluoroproducts at DuPont