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IMCD Names Kaufmann Americas President

Nicolas Kaufmann is appointed Americas President for IMCD

Rotterdam, The Netherlands(5 May 2022) –IMCD Group, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and ingredients, today announces the appointment of Nicolas Kaufmann as Americas President for IMCD effective 1 July 2022.

“I am confident that in his new role as Americas President, Nicolas will continue to bring his passion and enthusiasm that empowers employees to thrive with an entrepreneurial spirit that not only embodies IMCD Values but opens a world of opportunity for our supplier partners, customers and the communities in which we serve,” said Marcus Jordan, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and current Americas President at IMCD.

This announcement follows the approval of Marcus’ newly appointed role as COO and member of IMCD’s Management Board.

With nearly 20 years of international business and management experience in the business-to-business world, Nicolas’ multicultural career includes the development of new markets in the Americas, successful mergers and acquisitions, business optimization and a vast network of global business partners through his work experiences in Germany, Mexico and Brazil. He joined IMCD Brasil as Managing Director in 2019. As president of IMCD’s Americas region, Nicolas is responsible for all operating companies within the Americas, with afocus on stimulating growth through the development of supplier partnerships, market expansion (organic and acquisition), optimizing operational excellence and driving forward the region’sdigitization and sustainability goals.

“I am honored for the opportunity to lead the next chapter of IMCD’s growth story in the Americas region as president,” said Nicolas Kaufmann. “A sincere thanks goes to Marcus for building the foundation in the Americas, which propelled our rapid growth as a speciality distributor and anindustry leader. Our team is highlymotivated to continue our growth trajectory and I am looking forward to facilitating the materialization of the potential we have in developing all of our core markets throughout the region.”

A native of Argentina, Nicolas will be based in the Miami metropolitan area of the U.S. upon transitioning into his new role. IMCD operates in nearly 30 countries throughout the Americas region and has offices in Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and United States.

About IMCD Group

The IMCD Group, based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is a global market leader in the marketing, sales, and distribution of speciality chemicals and ingredients. Its result-driven professionals provide market-focused solutions to suppliers and customers across EMEA, Americas and Asia-Pacific, offering comprehensive product portfolios ranging from home, industrial and institutional care, beauty and personal care, food and nutrition and pharmaceuticals to lubricants and energy, coatings and construction, advanced materials, and synthesis.

The IMCD Group realised revenues of EUR 3,435 million in 2021 with more than 3,700 employees in over 50 countries. IMCD’s dedicated team of technical and commercial experts work in close partnership to tailor best-in-class solutions and provide value through expertise for around 56,000 customers and a diverse range of world class suppliers.  IMCD shares are traded at Euronext, Amsterdam (IMCD).

For further information, please visit www.imcdgroup.com.