Dow names vice chairman COO James Fitterling as president

Dow names vice chairman and COO James Fitterling as president

11:50 AM, 3rd February 2016
Dow names vice chairman and COO James Fitterling as president
James Fitterling appointed as president and COO of Dow Chemical Company. (File photo)

MIDLAND, US: The Dow Chemical Company said that it has appointed vice chairman and chief operating officer James (Jim) Fitterling as president and COO of the company. He will continue to report to Dow Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris.

Fitterling, who has worked with Dow for 32 years, in his new role will continue to have executive accountability for all of Dow’s businesses excluding Dow AgroSciences.

Fitterling will also play a central role in helping drive the successful completion of the proposed DowDuPont merger and subsequent establishment of its three independent public companies.

“Jim is performing a critical role for our team in the work that is already well underway on the completion of the DowDuPont merger and the subsequent establishment of the three previously announced independent public companies. I am pleased to have two outstanding leaders, Jim and our chief financial officer Howard Ungerleider, as part of the senior leadership team at Dow leading this historic transformation of our company and our industry,” said Liveris.

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