Dow appoints Joe Harlan as Executive VP

Dow appoints Joe Harlan as Executive VP

1:25 PM, 4th August 2011
Dow appoints Joe Harlan as Executive VP
Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO, Dow Chemical.


MIDLAND, US: Dow Chemical Company named Joe Harlan as President of the Performance Products and Performance Systems Division and an Executive Vice President of Dow. He will join Dow’s Executive Leadership Committee and report to Andrew Liveris, Chairman and CEO, Dow. He will assume his new role on September 1.

Harlan joins Dow from 3M where he was Executive VP of Consumer and Office Business. He will relocate from St Paul, Minnesota to Midland, Michigan.

“Joe’s in-depth experience in downstream markets, proven leadership abilities, exceptional international business experience and a track record of delivering results will bring a new perspective to our Performance Products and Systems Division. This will help take it to the next level of performance and continue to advance our transformational strategy,” said Liveris.

Harlan came to 3M from General Electric in 2001. He joined 3M as vice president, Financial Planning. He was named to his current executive position at 3M in 2009. Harlan has lived and worked in North America, Europe and Asia during his career. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Flowserve Corporation.

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