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Univar Solutions' Board of Directors Adopts New Retirement Policy

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The Board also decided to decrease the number of directors from 13 to 11 at the 2020 annual meeting

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR) ("Univar Solutions"), a global chemical and ingredient distributor and provider of value-added services, today announced its Board of Directors has adopted a retirement policy for its board.  Pursuant to that policy, any director who is 75 years of age or older before date of the annual meeting of stockholders cannot stand for reelection at the the upcoming meeting or any future meeting.  

Univar Solutions’ Board of Directors Adopts New Retirement Policy

The Board has also decided to decrease the number of directors from 13 to 11 as of the 2020 annual meeting,  in accordance with Univar Solutions' Certificate of Incorporation.

"After emerging from an IPO in 2015, our company has steadily adopted changes to its governance structure to reflect progressive public company practices such as proxy access, transition from a classified board, increasing the number of independent directors, separation of positions of chairman and CEO, appointment of a lead independent director, and board diversity," said Stephen D. Newlin, Univar Solutions Executive Chairman. "The Board and I are pleased to announce this next step in the ongoing evolution of our governance practices."

About Univar Solutions
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 www.univarsolutions.com.  

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