Dow announces Presidents ofbusiness divisions
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Dow announces Presidents of the business divisions

10:06 AM, 6th September 2012
Dow announces Presidents of the business divisions

MIDLAND, US: Following the announcement regarding The Dow Chemical Company’s new business structure, the company announced 13 business presidents who have been named to lead Dow’s new global businesses. These business presidents will report to members of the newly formed Executive Committee, and the appointments are effective immediately. The business presidents will focus intensely on generating increased earnings, and accelerating the advancement and execution of Dow’s strategy within their businesses.

The appointments are - reporting to James R Fitterling (Executive Vice President, Performance Plastics, Asia and Latin America) are - Brian Ames (Olefins and Aromatics); Raja Zeidan (Feedstocks), Performance Plastics: Diego Donoso (Polyethylene and Packaging), Kim Ann Mink (Elastomers, Electrical and Telecommunications).

Reporting to Joe Harlan (Executive Vice President, Chemicals, Energy and Performance Materials) are: David Blakemore (EO Derivatives, Global Chlorinated Organics, and Plastics Additives), Mauro Gregorio (Energy Solutions), Noelle Walsh (Chemicals and Propylene Oxide), Glenn Wright (Polyurethanes and Formulated Systems).

Reporting to Howard Ungerleider (Executive Vice President) are: Neil Carr (Functional Materials and Dow Water & Process Solutions), Carol Eicher (Dow Coating Materials and Dow Building & Construction), Pat Gottschalk (Performance Monomers and Epoxy), Dominic Yang (Electronic Materials). Reporting to Bill Weideman (Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President) are: Antonio Galindez (President and CEO of Dow AgroSciences), Torsten Kraef (Vice President, Strategy Development, and secretary to the Executive Committee).

“Moving forward, we must accelerate our speed of commercialization, and significantly increase revenue and margin growth. With less structure at the top of the company and more deployment and implementation in the markets, this is the optimal structure for the next phase of our strategy,” said Andrew N Liveris, Chairman and CEO, Dow.

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