Mr. John J. Zillmer is the Chief Executive Officer of Univar Corporation. Mr. Zillmer has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Univar NV...
Mr. John J. Zillmer is the Chief Executive Officer of Univar Corporation. Mr. Zillmer has been Chief Executive Officer and President of Univar NV since 2009. Mr. Zillmer served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Univar Inc. from October 2009 to May 7, 2012. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of Allied Waste Industries Inc., from May 31, 2005 to December 2008. He has been in the managed services industry for 30 years. He served in various Senior Level Positions with Aramark Corporation from 1986 to 2004. Mr. Zillmer served managerial positions with Saga Food Service Corporation. He served as an Executive Vice President and President of Food and Support Services division of Aramark Corporation from May 2000 to January 2004. He served as President of ARAMARK's Food and Support Services International division from August 1999 to 2004 and ARAMARK's Business Services ivision from May 1995 to August 1999. During his 18-year career with Aramark, Mr. Zillmer held a number of other senior management ositions including serving as President of international activities and business services group. From 1976 to 1986, he served in general management and staff positions with Saga Corporation and Szabo Food Service Company. He served as Regional Vice President of Szabo ood Services until 1986. He held managerial positions with Saga Food Service Corporation. He is a Member of Advisory Board at Liberty Capital Partners and Liberty Capital Partners, Investment Arm. He has been Chairman of the Board of Univar USA Inc. since Maya 2012. He served as the Executive Chairman of Univar Inc. since May 7, 2012 and as its Director since October 2009. He has been an Independent Director of Ecolab Inc. since May 12, 2006. He has been a Director of Pathmark Stores Inc. since 2005, and Reynolds American Inc. since July 12, 2007. He serves as a Director of Reynolds American, Inc. Mr. Zillmer served as a Director of Casella Waste Systems Inc. from August 10, 2004 to May 2005. He served as an Executive Director of Allied Waste Industries Inc. since May 31, 2005. He served as a Director of United Stationers Inc. from October 21, 2004 to May 14, 2008. He was recognized by the food service industry in 2002 for his leadership and received Nations Restaurant News' 2003 Golden Chain Award for his consistent focus on achieving the highest standards of customer satisfaction. Mr. Zillmer holds an M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School at Northwestern University and an undergraduate degree from Marquette University.