The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announced today that Doug May, vice
president of Energy and Climate Change, has been named vice president of
Investor Relations for the Company.
May succeeds Howard Ungerleider, who was recently named president of
Dow’s newly formed Performance Plastics Division. May will report to
William Weideman, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
“Over the past several years Dow has transformed its portfolio – with
the goal of delivering higher and more sustainable earnings,” said
Weideman. “Throughout our transformation, we have remained committed to
providing transparent and timely communications to the investment
community. I am confident Doug’s strong commercial, business and public
policy background, coupled with his deep understanding of our strategic
direction, will enable us to continue driving this sharp focus with
May has served in a variety of commercial, strategic planning and
business leadership roles during his 20-plus year career with Dow. In
2008, he assumed responsibility for driving growth synergies and
business integration with the Rohm and Haas acquisition. And in his most
recent role as vice president of energy and climate change, May was
responsible for Dow’s overall Energy portfolio, and lead efforts related
to power, natural gas, alternative feedstocks, steam and industrial
gases. In addition, he has played a leading role in the management of
Dow’s position and global advocacy activities in the areas of climate
change and energy policy.
May holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s
degree in business administration from Purdue University.
Dow (NYSE: Dow) combines the power of science and technology with the
“Human Element” to passionately innovate what is essential to human
progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the
principles of sustainability to help address many of the world’s most
challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy
generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity.
Dow’s diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical,
advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a
broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in
approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as
electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2010, Dow had
annual sales of $53.7 billion and employed approximately 50,000 people
worldwide. The Company’s more than 5,000 products are manufactured at
188 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the
"Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated
subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about
Dow can be found at www.dow.com.
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