AkzoNobel has announced that Bob Taylor, currently Managing Director of Industrial Finishes, will become the Managing Director of Marine and Protective Coatings, succeeding Bill McPherson.

AkzoNobel has announced that Bob Taylor, currently Managing Director of Industrial Finishes, will become the Managing Director of Marine and Protective Coatings, succeeding Bill McPherson, who is due to retire in April 2010. John Wolff, currently General Manager of the Coil Coatings business, will become Managing Director of the company’s new Wood Finishes and Adhesives business. Conrad Keijzer, currently Managing Director of Packaging Coatings, will be Managing Director of the new Industrial Coatings business.