Member of the Executive Committee
Jan-Piet van Kesteren
Jan-Piet van Kesteren joined the Executive Committee in February 2023.
As Dutch national, Jan-Piet was educated in the Netherlands and he graduated in business economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam before joining Unilever in 1996.
After 8 years with Unilever in the Netherlands, he moved to the United Arab Emirates as Vice President Foods & Beverages for Unilever’s North Africa Middle East business.
In March 2010 Jan-Piet joined AkzoNobel and in 2017 he got appointed as Business Unit Director for Decorative Paints in Europe Middle East & Africa.