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Univar appoints David Jukes as CEO

Staff Writer |
Downers Grove, Ill., USA - Univar, a chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, announced that it has selected David Jukes as the company's president and CEO effective May 9, 2018.

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Mr. Jukes was named President of Univar EMEA in 2011, and then President of Univar USA and Latin America in 2015.

In May of 2017, he was promoted to President and COO of Univar Inc.

Prior to joining Univar, Mr. Jukes was Senior Vice President of global sales, marketing and industry relations for Omnexus, a plastics industry e-commerce platform.

In 1991 Mr. Jukes joined Ellis & Everard, a chemical distribution company in the UK, ultimately becoming Vice President of corporate development for their polymers division.

Mr. Jukes currently serves on the board of DCC, an international sales, marketing and support services group that is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and is publicly traded in the UK.


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