Univar, a leading global chemical distributor, announced that the legal entity it established in Greece at the end of July is now fully operational and has signed a distribution agreement with Dow Corning’s Life Sciences and Aim divisions. The company has invested in this new territory in order to service an expanded agreement with Dow Corning’s Life Sciences and Aim divisions, with an initial emphasis on selling products for Personal Care, Household and Industrial Cleaning, Coatings and general industrial applications throughout Greece. The agreement will come into effect on October 1, 2010. The new entity is headed by Markos Roussos who, as general manager Greece, will focus on developing business with customers with manufacturing capabilities in the region. Univar already has experience selling into Greece through exports from France and the UK.