DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – June 2, 2016 – Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) (“Univar”), a global chemical distributor and provider of value-added services, announced today that Daniel P. Doheny, Chairman of Great Lakes Coca-Cola Distribution, LLC, has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors and will serve on the Board’s Audit Committee.
Mr. Doheny, 53, brings more than 32 years of financial leadership experience to Univar’s Board, and served as Chief Financial Officer for Reyes Holdings, LLC, for 14 years before assuming the Chairman role of Reyes’ Coca-Cola distribution business in 2014. As Chairman, he is primarily responsible for acquiring and integrating Coca-Cola production and distribution businesses. As Chief Financial Officer, he was responsible for all financial aspects of the business including acquisitions, financing, internal controls and reporting, capital investments, and budgeting. He also played a key role in strategy development, information technology and human resources, and successfully led the company’s 2015 acquisition and integration of the distribution of Coca-Cola products. Prior to joining Reyes, Mr. Doheny spent more than 16 years with KPMG LLP in Chicago, Ill., and Montvale, N.J., including six years as an audit partner. He was the founder of the KPMG Audit Committee Institute advising public boards of directors around the world.
In addition to his leadership roles with the many Reyes Holdings companies, Mr. Doheny is on the board of directors of the Special Olympics of Illinois Foundation, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Chicago Economic Club, the Lumen Institute, the University of Illinois President’s Council, and the University of Notre Dame’s President’s Circle. Mr. Doheny holds a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About Univar Inc.
Founded in 1924, Univar is a global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals from more than 8,000 producers worldwide. Univar operates more than 800 distribution facilities throughout North America, Western Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America, supported by a global network of sales and technical professionals. With a broad portfolio of products and value-added services, and deep technical and market expertise, Univar delivers the tailored solutions customers need through one of the most extensive chemical distribution networks in the world. Univar is Chemistry DeliveredSM.
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