Univar Names CIO

Company also names president of EMEA & APAC.

Chemical distributor Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), Downers Grove, IL, has named Eric Foster as chief information officer and Nick Powell as president, EMEA & APAC.

Foster, who most recently served as chief information officer and senior vice president of Baxalta Inc., succeeds Erik Viens.

Powell, who currently serves as vice president of focused industries for Univar's EMEA segment, succeeds Christopher Oversby.

Viens and Oversby are both retiring upon completing successful transitions with their respective successors.

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