Colbond has appointed a Global Director, Research and Development
April 12, 2007
Based in Arnhem, The Netherlands, Colbond has appointed Jan Mahy global director, research and development effective this month. Dr. Mahy, who brings with him 18 years of professional experience, was previously employed by Akzo Nobel, a former parent company of Colbond. According to the company, responsibility for the commercial success of new business development has played a major role in Dr. Mahy’s position within Akzo Nobel and makes a good fit with Colbond’s mid- and long-term approach in R&D. Dr. Mahy will be responsible for the worldwide R&D organization of Colbond and will be based in Colbond’s Development and Application Centre in Arnhem, where he succeeds Ger Brinks, director R&D.