Akzo Nobel said Tuesday that it has appointed Maarten de Vries as its next chief financial officer, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
The industrial-paints company said that once Mr. de Vries starts working the current interim CFO, Hans De Vriese, will move into the role of director of planning and transformation.
Mr. de Vries joins the company from Intertrust Group, a Netherlands-based international trust and corporate management company, where he also held the role of chief financial officer.
By Carlo Martuscelli
Under the agreement, Agilyx and Technip Energies will collaborate with INEOS Styrolution and together develop the design and engineering that will serve as the basis for constructing the chemical recycling facility. The group anticipates completion of engineering in 2023, which will form the basis for a financial investment decision.
Michael Grun took over as the new CEO and President of the WeylChem Group of Companies. He was most recently employed as M&A advisor at WeylChem owner International Chemical Investors Group (ICIG). He succeeds Uwe Brunk, who has decided to step down from these functions after four and a half years and will in turn support ICIG in its growth projects in the future.
With this acquisition, Brenntag Essentials expands its business into key focus markets in Asia Pacific, including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines. This is an additional step in Brenntag’s ongoing transformation process, driving its stringent execution of the Brenntag Essentials strategy to strengthen local capabilities and market coverage in high growth markets like Asia-Pacific.