DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, today named Heather Kos as vice president, investor relations. Kos succeeds David Lim, who will transition to vice president of corporate development, to focus on the Company's M&A program, portfolio management, and successful integration of the recent Nexeo Solutions acquisition.
Kos brings more than 15 years of investor relations experience with extensive knowledge in finance and the investment community. She is a certified public accountant, a certified management accountant and earned her undergraduate degree in accounting from Michigan State University and a master's degree from DePaul University.
"Heather brings a wealth of experience and financial acumen that will enable us to broaden our reach and expand our service to the investment community," said Carl Lukach, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Univar Solutions. "I'm excited to welcome Heather to our Univar Solutions team and look forward to our increased communication with investors."
Kos joins Univar Solutions from Ingredion Incorporated, where she held the role of vice president, investor relations and corporate communications and was recently named to Crain's list of Notable Women in Manufacturing. She also serves on the Certification Scheme Committee for the National Investor Relations Institute and is chair of the Manufacturers Alliance's Investor Relations Council.
About Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions (NYSE: UNVR) is a leading global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value added services to customers across a wide range of industries. With the industry's largest private transportation fleet and North American sales force, a vast supplier network, deep market and regulatory knowledge, world-class formulation and recipe development, unparalleled logistics know-how, and industry-leading digital tools, Univar Solutions is a committed ally to customers and suppliers, helping them anticipate, navigate, and leverage meaningful growth opportunities. Learn more at www.univarsolutions.com.
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