General Counsel and Member of the Executive Committee (1970, Dutch)
Sven Dumoulin joined AkzoNobel as General Counsel in 2010 and is responsible for legal, compliance, intellectual property and legacy management.
He holds a PhD in law from the University of Groningen and worked as a lawyer with a large Dutch firm prior to joining Unilever in 2003, where he was appointed Group Secretary four years later. From 2003 to 2007, he held professorships in company law at the Universities of Groningen and Tilburg in the Netherlands.
Outside AkzoNobel, Dumoulin is a member of various Legal Professional Associations in both the Netherlands and abroad. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the CPR International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, and a Board member of both the Dutch Association for Securities Law and the Dutch Association for Listed Companies (VEUO). He was also a member of the Dutch Corporate Governance Code Monitoring Committee from 2007 to 2009.