Rugby is the sport that best defines the style of Pieter Schoehuijs, the CIO of AkzoNobel, the Dutch multinational maker of decorative paints and specialty chemicals. Schoehuijs, 47, likes rugby because it is a team sport whose members bring different skills. “Some people are very strong, some are very fast and some kick well,” he says. “They have to work together in a concerted effort and need to be very dedicated to be successful.” In this article he shares his insights into what drives him on the job.