Akzo Nobel NV


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  • EM growth has dropped: AkzoNobel CEO   Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 2:10 AM ET
    EM growth has dropped: AkzoNobel CEO

    Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel, says growth in the emerging markets has dropped but China is not a concern.

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  • 'On track' to hit 2015 targets: AkzoNobel CFO   Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:05 AM ET
    'On track' to hit 2015 targets: AkzoNobel CFO

    Keith Nichols, CFO of AkzoNobel, says the company is on track to reach its targets for 2015.

  • 'Fragile stabilization' in Europe happening: AkzoNobel CEO

    Ton Büchner, CEO of AkzoNobel, says there is "fragile stabilization" in the European economy but any "disturbance" could set the continent back.

  • AkzoNobel beats forecasts, to meet 2015 targets Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
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    Dutch paints and chemicals company AkzoNobel reported slightly higher-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday and said it was on track to meet its 2015 targets.

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  • Akzo Nobel surges 7% but Europe demand still weak Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 2:52 AM ET

    Shares of Dutch paints and chemicals company Akzo Nobel rose by 7 percent on Monday morning after the group said that its performance improvement program for the year was still on track and unveiled profit figures that matched market expectations.

  • European markets remain challenging: Akzo Nobel   Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 2:18 AM ET
    European markets remain challenging: Akzo Nobel

    Keith Nichols, CFO of Akzo Nobel, talks about the company's earnings which saw net profits hit 155 million euros ($212 million) after a loss of 2.37 billion euros a year ago.

  • AkzoNobel needs more cost cutting: CEO   Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 2:05 AM ET
    AkzoNobel needs more cost cutting: CEO

    Ton Buchner, CEO of AzkoNobel, says the group is stepping up its cost reduction plans to meet an improvement program target and discusses growth in China and U.S.

  • Europe Close Lower as Investors Lock in Profits Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 11:36 AM ET

    European shares closed slightly lower on Friday as investors locked in profits ahead of the weekend and once again focused on the ongoing discussions surrounding the "fiscal cliff" in the U.S.

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  • The boss of paint maker Akzo Nobel has told CNBC he is "excited to be back" after his temporary departure from the firm and has revealed the U.S. arm of the business will be sold off to focus on Europe and high growth markets.

  • Akzo Nobel CEO: I'm Back, Fit and Ready for Decisions

    Ton Büchner, CEO of Akzo Nobel, tells CNBC that the company is selling its US operations as it lacks critical mass in North America and would require significant additional funding to be profitable.

  • Akzo Nobel reports $3.11B loss in third quarter Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 2:43 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM-- With its new CEO on an extended sick leave, Dutch chemicals conglomerate Akzo Nobel NV reported Thursdsay a 2.37 billion loss in the third quarter after taking a massive impairment charge on its home paints business.

  • Akzo Nobel Reports 2.4 Billion Euro Loss in Q3   Thursday, 18 Oct 2012 | 2:20 AM ET
    Akzo Nobel Reports 2.4 Billion Euro Loss in Q3

    Keith Nichols, CFO on AkzoNobel, tells CNBC, demand has been weak in Europe and it is particularly evident in the more consumer facing businesses that we have.

  • Akzo Nobel CEO to return by end of year Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 6:44 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM-- The chief executive of Akzo Nobel, the world's largest maker of paints by sales, will return to work by the end of this year, the company says.

  • Shares in AkzoNobel fall 4.4 percent to an 11- week low as the Dutch paints maker's Chief Executive Ton Buechner is still on medical leave, dashing analysts' hopes for a quick turnaround at the company.