Latest Nomination increases Number of Independent Directors to eight at Univar
Global chemical distributor Univar Inc. (Downers Grove, IL – United States) announced last week that its Board of Directors has appointed Kerry J. Preete as an Independent Director, effective May 2nd , 2018. With this appointment Univar has increased the number of independent directors from two at the time of the IPO in 2015 to eight today.
Preete holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan and an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. Mr. Preete is Executive VP and Chief Strategy Officer at Monsanto Company, where he has served for over 30 years in roles of increasing responsibility, including President of the global crop protection chemicals business and executive leader of the U.S. markets businesses. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of PolyOne Corporation and is a member of the compensation and nominating and corporate governance committees.
Source: Univar press release
HGE – DCG / 09.05.2018