Speaker Profile

Rob Whitney
Vice President, Global Marketing / Univar Solutions

Rob Whitney is the VP of global marketing for Univar Solutions, where he leads the team responsible for strategic marketing, marketing communications, lead generation, tradeshows and corporate events, new business development, content marketing, and analytics across multiple market verticals, such as beauty and personal care, food, pharmaceutical, coatings, energy, and household and industrial cleaning.

Prior to its acquisition by Univar, Mr. Whitney served as the director of global marketing and digital strategy at Nexeo Solutions. He has also held senior marketing, communications, and government affairs roles in both the public and private sector, including an appointment within the administration of President George W. Bush at the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Mr. Whitney holds a master’s in corporate communications from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s in international relations from Christopher Newport University.