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Akzo Nobel
Company nameAkzo Nobel N.V.
Company typeNaamloze vennootschap
HeadquartersAmsterdam, Netherlands
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleHans Wijers (CEO), Karel Vuursteen (Chairman of the supervisory board)
ProductsBasic and industrial chemicals, decorative paints, industrial (re)finishing products, coatings
Revenue-14.64 billion (2010)
Operating income-1.219 billion (2010)
Net income-754 million (2010)
Total assets-20.09 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-9.509 billion (end 2010)
Employees55,590 (end 2010)

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Akzo Nobel N.V., trading as AkzoNobel, is a Dutch multinational, active in the fields of decorative paints, performance coatings and specialty chemicals. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company has activities in more than 80 countries, and employs approximately 55,000 people. Sales in 2010 were EUR 14.6 billion. Following the acquisition of ICI, the company has restructured in 2 January 2008, and rebranded itself in 25 April of the same year.

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