Executive Vice President - Liquid Resins & Additives
"Our coating resin products help to make a difference for our customers and the world by offering unique benefits in an environmentally responsible way."
Having joined Akzo Nobel as a member of their corporate graduate program in 1997, Ruben joined Nuplex following the acquisition of their coating resins business in 2005.
Prior to being appointed Nuplex’s Regional President for Asia in 2011, Ruben was General Manager for China for three years, and before that, General Director in Vietnam for three years.
Before moving into senior management roles in Asia, Ruben held a number of global raw material procurement roles.
Ruben has a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology, in the Netherlands and participated in the Advanced Management Program at Insead.
Working and living across various countries in Asia for the last 15 years has given Ruben a rich experience in growing and developing a business in an ever changing and challenging environment with a passion to create competititve differentiation by understanding and meeting customer needs.