Nexeo Plastics Hires Global Healthcare Director

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 23, 2020 – Nexeo Plastics is proud to announce and welcome Austin Nichols as its global healthcare director. Nichols will be responsible for continued development and expansion of the company’s global healthcare end market.

Mr. Nichols joins Nexeo Plastics from Univar Solutions, a global distributor of chemicals and related products and services. There, Nichols served as director of Univar Food Ingredients, successfully built out a new business vertical and received Univar Solutions’ Commercial Leader of the Year award for 2020. He previously worked at ChemPoint, a Univar Solutions company, and held several progressive positions during his tenure, including corporate business development manager and industry manager for the lubricant formulation and energy team. 

Prior to that, Mr. Nichols worked as a biomedical engineer at Femasys, Inc., serving as a polymer design engineer on mechanical device design, tolerances and assembly involving injection-molded parts. As a part of that role, he designed and implemented tests to determine polymer properties, including polymerization items, viscosity, shelf life and degradation profiling for FDA studies. 

Mr. Nichols’ business experience spans strategic business development, product and project management, and business execution with a proven track record of delivering significant organic growth. Nichols holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in biomedical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

About Nexeo Plastics
Nexeo Plastics is a leading global thermoplastic resins distributor, representing quality products from world-class suppliers, and serving a diverse customer base across North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. From material selection assistance to identifying supply chain and inventory solutions, we go beyond traditional logistics to provide value-added services across many industries, including automotive, healthcare, packaging, wire and cable, 3D printing and more. Our people, our passion, our global reach, and our technology platform allow us to create unique ways to help you reduce complexity in your business, identify efficiencies, and unlock value for suppliers and customers. Learn more at