Robert Taylor

      Board Member, Valentus Specialty Chemicals

      Specialty Industrials (Specialty Chemicals)


      Bob has had a distinguished career in the specialty chemicals industry, with over 40 years of leadership experience.

      Most recently, Bob was President and CEO of the Decorative Coatings division of Akzo Nobel NV. He was also President of Sherwin Williams’ Chemical Coatings business and President and COO of Lilly Industries. Bob’s career includes ten years of expatriate experience in Singapore, Shanghai and London, and he has a proven track record in restructuring and driving growth across multi-billion dollar global businesses.

      Bob currently serves on the Board of MAG, Inc., and has also served on the Boards of Lilly Industries, Hooker Furniture Corporation and FinishMaster.


      A.A.S. in Chemistry and B.S.C. with High Honors in Management from the University of Louisville.

      Board Affiliations

      Bob serves as a Director of Valentus Specialty Chemicals.