Hugo Noordhoek Hegt

Board Member and Manager Packaging Inks EMEA

Hugo Noordhoek Hegt

Hugo Noordhoek Hegt has been a Member of the Board of the Siegwerk Group since September 2005. Today, he is responsible for Packaging EMEA and the Print Media Division.

Noordhoek Hegt was born in Amsterdam on 3rd December, 1961. In 1986, he completed a course of legal studies in Leiden (Netherlands).

Noordhoek Hegt launched his professional career after completing national service in 1988 at the chemical company Akzo Nobel as an assistant to the chairman in Arnheim (Netherlands). Two years later, he switched to operations with the positions of Product Manager, Sales Manager and Regional Manager at various Akzo Coating Group sites in Holland.

The first overseas station was set up in Peking (China) in 1995, where he took over the function of Sales and Marketing Manager with the Dutch-Chinese joint-venture “Akzo-Nobel-Red-Lion-Coatings”. Two years later, he was appointed to the post of Managing Director at “Akzo-Nobel-Car-Refinishes” in Singapore and, two years later, in Shanghai (China). In 2001, Noordhoek Hegt became Managing Director of “Akzo-Nobel-Non-Stick-Coatings” in Chicago. As General Manager, he was subsequently responsible for the EMEA region in the SICPA Packaging Division.