AkzoNobel, a global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, has announced the appointment of Amit Jain as Country Director for its India operations. In his new assignment, Jain will be supported by an experienced and strong Country Leadership Team (CLT).
Commenting on his new appointment, Jain said, “A country specific approach for India is a testimony to AkzoNobel’s intense focus on emerging markets and reflects on its recognition of India as a major growth contributor.” He further said, “The collective efforts of the team will help us achieve our target of being a €1 billion company in India.”
AkzoNobel’s portfolio includes well known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Eka. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, AkzoNobel is a Fortune 500 company. With operations in more than 80 countries, AkzoNobel has a staff strength of 55,000 people around the world, delivering ‘Tomorrow’s Answers Today’, a trademark of the company.