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March 20, 2019

Matthew McKinney
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NACD Appoints Univar Solutions' Mark Fisher to Board of Directors

The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) approved Univar Solutions U.S. President Mark Fisher to serve on the association’s Board of Directors for a one-year appointment as Director-at-Large.

Fisher, who joined Univar Solutions in January 2018, has more than 15 years’ experience in strategic sales and operations in the telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and healthcare distribution sectors. He previously worked for Owens & Minor, McKesson Corporation, and AT&T, as well as served nine years in the U.S. Navy. Since joining Univar Solutions, Fisher has led the U.S. business by increasing the focus on sales force effectiveness and supply chain optimization. Fisher’s vast experience in a variety of disciplines and industries helps him bring a holistic vision to the organization. He has also instilled a customer-focused culture in the Univar Solutions U.S. team that allows the business to serve customers and suppliers by providing solutions to some of their most difficult challenges. 

NACD President Eric R. Byer stated, “We’re excited to have Mark join the NACD Board. His experience with strategic planning will be a welcomed voice among our leadership as we aim to take the association to even greater heights over the coming months and years. We look forward to the fresh ideas he will bring to our association during his tenure on the Board, and we’re proud to welcome him as a leader in the chemical distribution industry.”

Univar Solutions U.S. President Mark Fisher said, “With my background in distribution and commercial operations in the pharmaceutical and medical industries, I’ll look forward to bringing a unique perspective and best practices to chemical distribution. Whether it is from a sales, supply chain, or digital perspective, I look forward to sharing my expertise with this community.”

He continued: “I am honored to represent the chemical distribution industry and Univar Solutions with this important role on the Board of the National Association of Chemical Distributors. I will continue to enhance and promote the safety, economic, quality, regulatory, and advocacy aspects of our industry. At Univar Solutions, we make the safety of our people, customers, suppliers, and communities paramount by putting in place responsible, ethical distribution processes and channels. I’m proud to bring these same values to NACD.”

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


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