Univar, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, recently announced the appointment of David Strizzi as president of Univar USA.
joins Univar following a 34-year career of progressive leadership and growth
with three Fortune 100 companies. He began his career at Procter & Gamble
and served as the operations manager for the company’s Duncan Hines facilities.
In 1986, Strizzi joined Pepsi Bottling Group where he held senior management
positions responsible for all aspects of bottling operations: manufacturing;
warehouse; logistics; sales and distribution; technology; and customer service
Following the spin-off of the Pepsi Bottling
Group in early 1999, Strizzi joined Cardinal Health as general manager for the
pharmaceutical division’s Midwest region, managing a $3 billion business. He
rapidly advanced to become executive vice president leading the entire
pharmaceutical distribution business, a $70 billion business unit. In September
2006, the company combined the pharmaceutical and medical products divisions
and moved to a functional structure. Strizzi assumed responsibility for the
entire warehouse and transportation operations as senior vice president of the
Healthcare Supply Chain Solutions business.
report to Univar’s chief executive officer.