Secret Site Map
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Home News Univar Names John Bolanos President - PP&S

Univar Names John Bolanos President - PP&S

People, Supplier News

The 33-year company veteran led Univar's integration of Southern Mill Creek Products this year.

| December 16, 2010

Austin, Texas — Univar has named John Bolanos president of its Professional Products and Service (PP&S) business, the largest distributor to the pest management industry in the United States.

This year, Univar integrated Southern Mill Creek Products into its North American operations. Additionally, PP&S has made concerted gains in related specialty markets, including public health, post-harvest food fumigation, turf/ornamental, agricultural twine and animal health segments, the firm says. As part of its strategic plan, PP&S is also expanding its geographic footprint with a growing business in Mexico, increased exports into the Caribbean and Latin America, and exploration into other countries.

After graduating from the University of California with a bachelor’s degree in entomology, Bolanos joined Univar in 1977 as an inside sales trainee in San Jose, Calif. During his 33-year career with the company, Bolanos has held positions as a sales representative, manager of pest control supplies, district manager of industrial chemicals, and general manager of PP&S. He became vice president of PP&S in 2000. Bolanos works from PP&S headquarters in Austin, Texas, and reports to Terry Hill.
 

Top news

Terminix Places Top Talent Behind International Division

Larry Pruitt and Jason Bailey have been appointed to new roles designed to drive its strategy to increase its international footprint.

Terminix Acquires Assets of Quebec-Based Groupe Cameron

The entrance into the Quebec province expands Terminix's presence in Canada.

Police Officer Hospitalized After 100+ Yellowjacket Stings

A Georgia police officer was rushed to the hospital after a swarm of yellowjackets attacked him during a chase Wednesday, WSBTV reported.

Peanut Executive Guilty in Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

A jury in Georgia convicted a former peanut company owner Friday of conspiracy, fraud and other federal charges in a groundbreaking case stemming from a deadly salmonella outbreak almost six years ago.

BedBug Central Introduces SenSci Volcano and SenSci Activ

SenSci Volcano, a bed bug monitor, and SenSci Activ, a bed bug lure are products that can be used in combination for detection.

x