The Netherlands: Management Change Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals has been Re-Launched as Nouryon

Editor: Ahlam Rais

This transformation can be linked to the firm’s recent acquisition by The Carlyle Group and GIC. With a change in name, the company aims to become one of the leading organisations for the global speciality chemicals market.

Related Companies

Charles W. Shaver, CEO, Nouryon
Charles W. Shaver, CEO, Nouryon
(Source: Nouryon)

The Netherlands – Nouryon has a history that stretches back nearly 400 years and its new name and brand identity reflect that heritage. Noury & Van der Lande was one of the first companies to realise the important role chemistry could play in everyday life; today, Nouryon is a world leader in essential chemistries used to manufacture everyday products.

Nouryon’s new company purpose – Your partner in essential chemistry for a sustainable future – reflects this pride as well as the focus going forward. The company’s success has been built on strong partnerships and it believes that collaboration is key to future success.

Nouryon will be working closely with customers and other partners to innovate, make strategic investments, and develop essential, sustainable solutions that meet customer needs and fuel shared growth.