Board Member responsible for Specialty Chemicals
Initial appointment 2004
Rob Frohn joined the Board of Management of AkzoNobel in 2004 as CFO. He graduated from the University of Groningen and joined AkzoNobel as a business analyst in 1984. After several jobs in control and finance in the Netherlands and the United States, Mr. Frohn made the switch to a management position in 1994.
Following several General Manager positions within Surface Chemistry, part of the company’s chemicals operations, he was appointed in 2000 to lead the business unit, based in Sweden. He returned to the Netherlands in 2004 when he was appointed as CFO and member of the Board of Management of AkzoNobel.
Mr. Frohn assumed responsibility within the Board of Management for Specialty Chemicals as of May 1, 2008.