Renier Vree Named CFO of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals

03.01.2018 -

AkzoNobel has appointed Renier Vree as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of its Specialty Chemicals business, effective Mar. 1, 2018.

Vree has spent the last eight years at Arcadis, where he is currently CFO and member of the executive board. He also acted as the interim CEO for six months in 2016/2017. Prior to Arcadis, he spent more than 20 years at Philips, most recently as CFO of Philips Lighting.

"Renier will be an outstanding addition to our senior management team," said Werner Fuhrmann, CEO of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals. "He brings impressive executive experience with a strong track record of delivering operational performance, and will be instrumental in delivering on our ambitious growth plans."