Jorge Buckup, President Latin America
Mr. Buckup became President of the Company’s Latin America segment in November 2017. Mr. Buckup joined Univar in January 2012 as Vice President, Finance of Univar Brazil, and later on served as Vice President, Finance of Latin America until November 2017. Prior to Univar, Mr. Buckup held the CFO role for the joint venture between Dow/Mitsui in Brazil. He previously spent 18 years in a variety of roles with Dow Chemical in both the Audit and the Accounting groups, as well as serving as the Business Finance global leader for the Engineering Plastics business. While at Dow, he lived and worked in Michigan for eight years and worked on-site with various projects on five continents. He also served as a member of the Ethics & Compliance Committee of Dow Chemical in Latin America. Mr. Buckup earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan. He has also completed a General Management program at the University of Michigan.
Gracio Matheus, Finance Director Latin America
Mr. Matheus joined Univar in 2018 as Finance Director. He is an experienced Controller/CFO and Finance Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the chemical/farming industry. Skilled in Business Planning, FP&A, Accounting, Enterprise Risk Management, Shared Services and Management. Strong program and project management professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Business Administration and Management, General from Fundação Getulio Vargas / FGV.