Oscar Wezenbeek joined the Board of the Company as a Non Executive Director in May 2019. Oscar was appointed as the Chairman of the Company with effect from 23 May 2021.
Oscar is currently the Managing Director, Decorative Paints, South East & South Asia (SESA) at AkzoNobel and is based out of Singapore. Over the course of his 32 years career with AkzoNobel Group, he has successfully led various portfolios in the coatings and automobile businesses in different countries. Oscar is a multilingual, globally oriented passionate people manager, driving customer focus and performance improvement. Other areas of his expertise include market research, business planning, strategy development and innovation.
Oscar went through an ELT Training Program at IMD Business School in 2019, Global Executive Leadership Program at Yale School of Management in 2016 and an Advanced Management Program at INSEAD in 2006. He has done his Masters in Business Engineering and Management Sciences from Technical University Eindhoven in 1988. Oscar is a member of the (British) Institute of Director (IoD) and a Certified Director by the Singapore Institute of Directors (SOD). Having a keen interest in sustainability, Oscar actively promotes painting the construction industry green and collaborates closely with the World Green Building Council in Asia in many initiatives and thought leadership platforms.