The Board of Directors of Akzo Nobel India Limited (ANIL) has approved the appointment of Rajiv Rajgopal as the Managing Director of the company, effective from November 1, 2018.
Amit Jain, Chairman, Akzo Nobel India Limited, commented, “I warmly welcome Rajiv back to India from his current assignment heading the Middle-East and Africa region. Rajiv’s earlier experience at managing and profitably growing the Dulux business in India, makes him the ideal candidate to take Akzo Nobel India to greater heights.”
AkzoNobel India, the maker of Dulux paint, has been present in India for over 60 years and is a significant player in the paints industry. In 2008, the company became a member of the Netherlands-headquartered AkzoNobel Group, a global leader in paints. With employee strength of over 1,800, AkzoNobel India has manufacturing sites, offices and a distribution network spread across the country. Its global portfolio of brands include Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon.