IMCD US Wins 2018 “Distributor of the Year” Award from BASF Care Creations™

CLEVELAND (April 9, 2019) – IMCD N.V. (“IMCD”), a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, has earned top honors from BASF Care Creations™ (“BASF”). IMCD US, the US-based IMCD company, was named the 2018 “Distributor of the Year” by BASF on March 20, 2019 in Florham Park, New Jersey.

“I am proud of what the IMCD US team has been able to accomplish in the short time we have represented BASF in the personal care industry,” said Thomas Van Valkenburgh, President, IMCD US. “This recognition exemplifies our company's commitment to deliver what we promise to our best-in-class principal suppliers and our valued customers. It is truly an honor to be recognized by BASF.”

“IMCD's formulation expertise and technical capabilities have set them apart in 2018,” Kiro Rizk, Distributor Manager, BASF Care Creations. “We congratulate the IMCD US team for a job well done in facilitating success for our company.”

This prestigious accolade marks the first time IMCD US earned this award since it began representing BASF for the personal care industry in 2017.

Additionally, BASF has expanded IMCD's distribution territory in the personal care market to five additional states in the US. Effective May 1, 2019, IMCD US will be the exclusive distributor for BASF Care Creations in Illinois, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.

About IMCD

IMCD is a market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of speciality chemicals and food ingredients. Its result-driven professionals provide market-focused solutions to suppliers and customers across EMEA, Asia-Pacific and Americas, offering a range of comprehensive product portfolios, including innovative formulations that embrace industry trends.

Listed at Euronext, Amsterdam (IMCD), IMCD realised revenues of EUR 2,379 million in 2018 with nearly

2,800 employees in over 45 countries on 6 continents. 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 43,000 customers and a diverse range of world class suppliers.

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