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Univar Environmental Sciences Announces Director of Latin America Export Services and Director of Mexico

09/01/2016

AUSTIN, Texas – SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 – Univar Environmental Sciences, a business unit of Univar USA Inc., announces that Daniel De Poli has joined the company as Director of Latin America Export Services. In addition, Alejandra Pena, former Logistic and Sales Manager of Univar ES Mexico, has been appointed Director of Mexico.

De Poli comes to Univar Environmental Sciences with a vast background in the Pest Control industry.
De Poli has spent the past 15 years working the US, Caribbean and Latin American pest markets. He most recently worked for Brandenburg NA, and prior to that, Bell Laboratories. Fluent in English and Spanish, De Poli has a Bachelor in Science degree in Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida. De Poli will manage the Export, Mexico, and Latin American businesses and will be based out of Miami, Florida.

Pena joined Univar in January 2003 as Logistic and Sales Manager of Univar ES Mexico. Now in her role as Director of Mexico, she has responsibility for all of Univar’s operations in Mexico, including driving growth, strengthening relationships with suppliers, and further building Univar’s customer base. Prior to Univar, Pena led commercial and sales operations at AgrEvo – today Bayer in Mexico, as Regional Sales Manager. Pena earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Communication from UT University in Mexico City, and has also completed advanced management programs from private universities.

“These appointments will strengthen our commitment of these important markets and ensure our continued focus and growth of Univar internationally,” said Trace McEuen, Vice President – Environmental Sciences-Americas, “The addition of De Poli to our team as well as Pena’s vast knowledge and experience in Mexico only enhances our value in these markets.”

About Univar Environmental Sciences

Univar Environmental Sciences is one of the largest distributors to the pest management industry in the U.S. Offering its customers a full portfolio of products, Univar Environmental Sciences operates a network of distribution facilities throughout the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. For more information, visit: www.univares.com. Follow Univar Environmental Sciences on Facebook or Twitter.

About Univar Inc.

Founded in 1924, Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) 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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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Media Relations
Karl Kisner +1 512-721-3921
karl.kisner@univarusa.com

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