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Univar – US – “Univar HQ”

Headquarters Downers Grove, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1924
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue £100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Competitors Brenntag, Nexeo Solutions

Univar USA has an unvarying devotion to distributing chemicals across the US. The company distributes hundreds of chemicals, including acids, alcohols, catalysts, solvents, and flavorings. Its customers include manufacturers in such industries as chemicals, pharmaceuticals, foods, pulp and paper, oil and gas, and adhesives, as well as waste management companies. Univar USA ships products made by the likes of BASF, Dow Corning, Monsanto, and Rhodia. In 2007 parent company Univar Inc. acquired US distributor CHEMCENTRAL, making its US business #1 in the nation ahead of... More

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Univar President & CEO J. Erik Fyrwald

J. Erik Fyrwald

President & CEO

Univar is coming back

  Current Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

Pros: New Leadership has the company on a much better path and we are starting to grow again Full Review

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Interview Details Recruiter phone interview.
Then I interviewed with someone in sales. THen I interviewed with the business develeopment manager. It is relatively easy if they are not expecting you to have done the exact same thing before.
Expressing willingness to learn and how you can do it is key.
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