AkzoNobel recently announced the appointment of Maëlys Castella to the position of chief financial officer, effective September 15. Castella succeeds Keith Nichols, who announced his intention to leave AkzoNobel on January 15. She has worked at Air Liquide for the last 14 years, most recently as Group Deputy CFO. Her previous posts there include Europe CFO and Corporate Finance and Treasury director.

“We’re delighted to have appointed Maëlys as the company’s CFO,” said Ton Büchner, CEO. “She brings a wealth of experience in finance and will add fresh impetus to our ongoing commitment to improve operational excellence and drive value creation.” 

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