Oscar Wezenbeek is AkzoNobel’s Director for the South East and South Asia (SESA) Decorative Paints business unit reporting directly to the Executive Committee of AkzoNobel. His key responsibilities include growing the business by improving competitiveness and expanding the company’s leading market positions.
Having joined the company in 1989, Oscar has since held various management positions within AkzoNobel. Before managing the Decorative Paints business in SESA, he was the global MD for Marine, Protective & Yacht Coatings (MPY). Prior to his work in MPY he held various management positions in the Powder, Automotive and Aerospace Coatings units of AkzoNobel on a regional and global level.
Oscar holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering and business administration from Eindhoven University of Technology and is an alumnus of INSEAD, IMD and Yale University.
Oscar is a strategic thinker and communicator with international experience in change management. He has a proven track record in driving growth in top line, market share and profitability in B2B and B2C markets; having turn around various businesses across Europe and Asia. He is a passionate people manager; combining strong personal and social skills to effectively engage with stakeholders, drive performance improvements in all business areas, including sustainability.