Global chemical and ingredient distributor Univar Solutions Inc. names James B. Holcomb president of North America chemical distribution. In this role, Holcomb is responsible for the company's chemical distribution businesses in the U.S. and Canada. His first priority will be growing sales in North America in relation to non-specialty products and otherwise optimizing the effectiveness of the North American salesforce, according to the company. He joins Jennifer McIntyre svp, chief streamline officer and head of North American operations and Nick Powell, svp, president specialty chemicals and ingredients in the company’s leadership structure for North America.
Holcomb reportedly brings more than 25 years of industry experience leading critical growth projects. He joins Univar Solutions from Brenntag where he held the role of chief operating officer for Brenntag North America. He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Kentucky and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Memphis. He also completed the international management course at Ashridge University in the U.K.
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