Thierry Vanlancker
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management

Thierry Vanlancker

Thierry Vanlancker joined AkzoNobel in 2016, bringing with him more than 28 years of experience in the chemicals industry. Thierry led operations in polymers, performance coatings and chemicals at DuPont and was President of Fluoroproducts at Chemours.

In May 2021, Thierry was appointed to the Board of Directors of Etex NV as a non-executive member. He is also a non-executive member of the Boards of Directors of Sika AG and Aliaxis S.A.

Thierry has lived and worked in Switzerland, the USA, Germany, France and Belgium. He holds a degree Chemical Engineering from the University of Gent and is fluent in Dutch, French, English and German.