Wilbur-Ellis Launches Second Annual Innovation Award for College Students
February 1, 2023 | News, Press Releases, Wilbur-Ellis Corporate

SAN FRANCISCO – February 1, 2023 – Wilbur-Ellis today announced the launch of the second annual Wilbur-Ellis Innovation Award. The program invites student teams from colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada to propose innovative approaches for providing food for more people – a critical imperative, since the world population is expected to increase […]

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Jennifer Convery Joins Wilbur-Ellis Board of Directors
January 5, 2023 | News, Press Releases, Wilbur-Ellis Corporate

SAN FRANCISCO – January 5, 2023 – Wilbur-Ellis announced today that Jennifer Convery has joined the Company’s board of directors. As a commercial and operational leader in the food industry, Ms. Convery has extensive experience executing a purpose-driven strategy, while exceeding financial targets. She designs and develops inclusive organizations that strive to overdeliver on their customers’ expectations. […]

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Advent International and Wilbur-Ellis announce the merger of their life sciences and specialty chemicals solutions businesses to form a leading global value-add distribution platform with unique positions in high-growth regions and combined sales of around EUR 3 billion
October 13, 2022 | Connell, News, Press Releases

Rotterdam, 14 October, 2022/San Francisco, October 13, 2022 – Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors with a well-established track record in chemicals, and Wilbur-Ellis, one of the largest family-owned companies in the world, today announced that they have reached an agreement to merge their life sciences and […]

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Sherri Sides Named Chief Human Resources Officer for Wilbur-Ellis
September 1, 2022 | News, Press Releases, Wilbur-Ellis Corporate

Sherri Sides has joined Wilbur-Ellis as Chief Human Resources Officer, effective September 6, 2022, reporting to President and CEO John Buckley and serving on the company’s Executive Leadership Team. In her new role, Sherri will shape, develop and implement the company’s global HR strategies, policies and programs. She will lead all aspects of HR, including […]

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Wilbur-Ellis Announces Student Teams Honored in “Wilbur-Ellis Innovation Award”
August 8, 2022 | Cavallo Ventures, News, Press Releases, Wilbur-Ellis Corporate

SAN FRANCISCO – August 8, 2022 – Today, Wilbur-Ellis is announcing the winners of the firstWilbur-Ellis Innovation Award, which invited student teams from U.S. colleges and universities to submit innovative ideas for feeding a growing world population. The winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize is the Kansas State University Entomology Team for their submission “Insects […]

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