Ruben Manniën

Executive Vice-President Liquid Resins &  Additives

Having joined Akzo Nobel as a member of their graduate recruitment program in 1997, Ruben joined Nuplex following the acquisition of their coating resins operations 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.