Speaker Profile

Ian Gresham
Chief Digital Officer / Univar Solutions

Ian Gresham has served as the Vice President and Chief Digital Officer of Univar Solutions since March 2019, following Univar’s acquisition of Nexeo Solutions.  In this role, he is responsible for leading the company’s global digital transformation. Previously, he served as Univar’s Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, having joined in March 2017 with the challenge of building a marketing team supporting the company’s global regions and lines of business. In addition to building the new marketing organization and capability, Ian led the development and introduction of the company’s new brand identity and messaging that introduced in March 2019.  Before Univar, Ian served as Senior Vice President of Marketing for the Diversified Brands Division of Sherwin-Williams Co., where he oversaw brand, product and channel management for a number of the company’s top consumer brands. Ian has also held marketing leadership roles of increasing responsibility in product and channel marketing with Apex Tool Group, Danaher and Black & Decker. Prior to beginning his commercial career, Ian served as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps where he provided security for the President of the United States of America and served in the infantry. Ian received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.