Howard Ungerleider Joins Dow AgroSciences Members Committee
MIDLAND, Mich., Jun 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Copyright Business Wire 2012
Howard Ungerleider, senior vice president of Dow and president,
Performance Plastics Division, has been named to Dow AgroSciences
The Dow AgroSciences Members Committee provides corporate oversight to
the strategic actions and financial objectives of the AgroSciences
"Howard's in-depth business, financial and geographic experience will
make him a valuable addition to the Dow AgroSciences Members Committee,"
said Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO. "Dow AgroSciences is making
tremendous progress on their long-term business strategy and is playing
a critical role in our company's transformation. Having our key
executives focused on this business success will continue to ensure we
deliver increased results and growth for our future."
Ungerleider joined Dow in 1990 and his career has spanned a wide variety
of commercial, financial, geographic, functional and enterprise-level
leadership roles both in the United States and in Europe.
He joined Dow's Food & Specialty Packaging business in 1997 and the
following year moved to Dow's European headquarters in Switzerland,
where he held management responsibilities for several of Dow's specialty
polyethylene and polyolefin brands.
Ungerleider was named business director for Dow's global Wire and Cable
Compounds business in 2000, and in 2004 became the global director of
Integrated Supply Chain for Plastics, Performance Chemicals and
Thermosets, managing supply chain activities for global businesses
across Dow's basics, specialties and market-facing portfolios.
In 2006, Ungerleider was appointed North American commercial vice
president for Dow's Basic Plastics business portfolio.
Before assuming his current role in March 2011, Ungerleider served as
vice president of Investor Relations.
Ungerleider earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas in
Austin and a master's degree in business administration from University
of California in Los Angeles. He serves on the Boards of Directors of
Wolverine Bancorp and Keep America Beautiful, a non-profit educational
organization aimed at reducing litter and waste.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology 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 2011, Dow had annual sales of
$60 billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The
Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 197 sites in
36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean
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SOURCE: The Dow Chemical Company