Akzo Nobel NV
amsterdam : AKZA

August 25, 2011 02:06 ET

AkzoNobel appoints new Corporate Director Investor Relations

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - AkzoNobel announced today that Jonathan Atack has been appointed the company's new Corporate Director Investor Relations. He will take up the position on October 1, 2011.

A British national, Atack was until recently Chief Financial Officer at ING Investment Management in the Netherlands. He has held several roles within ING since 2004 including positions in investor relations as well as finance and risk management. Prior to his time at ING, he worked in investor relations at easyJet, Royal Bank of Scotland and Six Continents.

"We are delighted to welcome Jonathan to AkzoNobel. His extensive experience at a variety of multinationals will bring valuable expertise to our team and further improve the professionalism of our investor relations," said Keith Nichols, AkzoNobel's Chief Financial Officer.

Atack holds a degree in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford and an MBA from London Guildhall University.

- - -

AkzoNobel is the largest global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers. Our portfolio includes well known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are a Global Fortune 500 company and are consistently ranked as one of the leaders in the area of sustainability. With operations in more than 80 countries, our 55,000 people around the world are committed to excellence and delivering Tomorrow's Answers Today™.

Pdf file AkzoNobel press release: http://hugin.info/130660/R/1540920/471218.pdf

AkzoNobel - CV Jonathan Atack: http://hugin.info/130660/R/1540920/471226.pdf

AkzoNobel - Photograph Jonathan Atack: http://hugin.info/130660/R/1540920/471219.JPG

This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that:

(i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and

(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.

Source: Akzo Nobel NV via Thomson Reuters ONE

[HUG#1540920]

Contact Information

  • Not for publication - for more information

    Corporate Media Relations
    tel. +31 20 502 78 33
    Contact:
    Oskar Bosson

    Corporate Investor Relations
    tel. +31 20 502 78 56
    Contact:
    Huib Wurfbain
    Ivar Smits