Houston – (June 24, 2019) – Philip “PJ” W. Block, Jr. has joined ALTIVIA as Senior Vice President, responsible for the oversight and management of ALTIVIA’s Petrochemicals businesses. Most recently, Mr. Block was Sr. Director, Product Management, at Univar Solutions.
Mr. Block spent 28 years with Univar and predecessor companies, Nexeo Solutions and Ashland Chemical Company. He began his career with Ashland Chemical Company, which subsequently divested its distribution business and became Nexeo Solutions. He joined Univar through its 2019 merger with Nexeo Solutions. During his tenure, he held several key roles including sales and procurement management.
Throughout his career, Mr. Block has played a significant role in developing strategic and commercial relationships with customers and suppliers and negotiating critical commercial contracts and service agreements. Mr. Block has also been involved in numerous acquisitions throughout his career, focused principally on financial and supply chain integration as well as carve-outs required by the transactions.
Mr. Block holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from the University of Kentucky and an MBA in Finance from Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management.