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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Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition Agrees to Acquire F.L. Emmert – Strengthening Position in Growing Markets
June 30, 2022 | News, Nutrition, Press Releases

Vancouver, Washington – June 30, 2022 – Wilbur-Ellis Nutrition is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire F.L. Emmert, a leading manufacturer and marketer of advanced nutritional solutions for the pet and livestock industries. Emmert is a 140-year-old, family-owned company with manufacturing operations in Cincinnati, Ohio, and 35-plus employees. “We […]

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Wilbur-Ellis Partners with Guardian Agriculture in Multi-Million Dollar Agreement to Bring Autonomous Aerial Application to Growers Across America
June 28, 2022 | Agribusiness, News, Press Releases

The largest agricultural robotics investment commitment to date brings leading innovation in autonomous aircraft to the agriculture industry AURORA, Colorado (June 28, 2022) – Guardian Agriculture, a leading innovator and developer of the first fully autonomous crop protection aircraft system, secured a multi-million-dollar partnership with Wilbur-Ellis, a leading marketer, distributor and manufacturer of agriculture products, […]

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