Arnhem, the Netherlands, October 14, 2005 – Keith Nichols has been appointed Senior Vice President Finance of Akzo Nobel. He will join the company on December 1, 2005, reporting to Chief Financial Officer Rob Frohn.
Nichols (45), a British national, joins Akzo Nobel from Corus Group plc where he held the position of Group Treasurer. He brings to the company extensive experience and knowledge in international financial and treasury management.
to joining Corus, Keith Nichols held a number of senior positions within the TNT Post Group from 1999 including that of acting Chief Financial Officer. His last position within TNT was Finance Director of the Global Logistics Division.