Hans Wijers, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management (photo)

Hans Wijers
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Management
(1951, Dutch)

Hans Wijers is a former Minister for Economic Affairs in the Dutch government—a position he held for four years—while prior to joining AkzoNobel in 2002 he was Senior Partner with the Boston Consulting Group and Chairman of BCG’s Dutch office.

He is a non-executive director at Royal Dutch Shell, a member of the European Roundtable of Industrialists and a Trustee of various charities.