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Tuesday, 26 September 2017
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Akzo Nobel CFO Maëlys Castella on leave of absence

Monday, 11 September 2017

Akzo Nobel has announced that Maëlys Castella, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Board of Management will step down due to health reasons. Ms. Castella is now on a leave of absence.

Akzo Nobel CFO Maëlys Castella on leave of absence due to health reasons. Source: Akzo Nobel

Akzo Nobel CFO Maëlys Castella on leave of absence due to health reasons. Source: Akzo Nobel

Following an anticipated recovery, Maëlys is expected to return to Akzo Nobel  in a senior management role.

Hans De Vriese is new interim CFO

The company has announced current Group Controller Hans De Vriese as interim CFO, while initiating a full internal and external search for a permanent replacement. Hans De Vriese joined Akzo Nobel  in 2009, initially as Corporate Director Control, before taking over as Group Controller in 2015. Prior to joining Akzo Nobel  Hans held a number of senior finance roles at General Motors, including CFO Asia Pacific.

Thierry Vanlancker, CEO, said:

"Maëlys has been an integral part of establishing the solid financial foundation and culture of operational excellence that Akzo Nobel  now has in place. We wish her a speedy recovery and look forward to having her back on our team once fully recovered. In Hans De Vriese we have an extremely capable executive with extensive experience, who will ensure continuity at this time as we embark on a full internal and external search for a permanent replacement."

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