AkzoNobel recently announced that Graeme Armstrong will become its managing director for Surface Chemistry and director for North America. Armstrong is currently an Executive Committee member responsible for Research, Development, and Innovation (RD&I). He succeeds Bob Margevich, who has chosen to go into retirement. Armstrong will assume his new responsibilities on April 1 and will work alongside Margevich during the first two months to ensure a smooth transition.
“I would like to congratulate Graeme with his new role," said Ton Büchner, CEO. “It was his clear wish to return to a business role, following a highly successful tenure as head of our RD&I activities. On behalf of myself and the Executive Committee, I would like to wish Graeme luck in his new position and thank Bob for his invaluable contributions to the company.”
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